PSSRU, along with partners at the Universities of Cape Town and Sussex, has been awarded funding from UK Research and Innovation’s Global Challenges Research Fund to strengthen responses to dementia in seven developing countries. The STRiDE project, which started in October 2017, involves a consortium of partners from these seven countries as well as partnerships with Alzheimer’s Disease International and Dementia Alliance International.
PSSRU is seeking to appoint a full-time Research Fellow to start as soon as possible for 13 months to provide support during a staff member’s parental leave. The postholder will work specifically on workpackage (WP) 4 within the STRiDE project which aims to understand the costs and consequences (financial, social and emotional) of providing unpaid care to family members with dementia. They will coordinate this qualitative research and provide training, support and mentorship to country teams in Jamaica, India and Mexico in carrying out fieldwork for the WP using constructivist grounded theory and unstructured or semi-structured interviews. The postholder will be required to travel at specific points in the project.
Candidates should have:
PSSRU will consider a secondment for this position.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification linked to in the advert on the LSE website.
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The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 December 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
Presentations and interviews will take place on 7 January 2019.