Job Opportunity – ‘Dementia & Imagination’ Study Manager (Part-time Research Fellow)

The Dementia Services Development Centre wishes to recruit an experienced post-doctoral researcher with experience in ageing/arts/health to play a key role coordinating the work of a team of researchers in England and Wales on a new research study titled ‘Dementia and Imagination’. This study is jointly funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council, through the Connected Communities Programme.

Reflecting the multi-disciplinary nature of the research, the team will be using a range of methods, and are looking for a researcher with a good academic profile. The post-holder will have experience of multi-centre research studies, project management and team leadership, and quantitative, qualitative and observational research methods.

This post is for 4 days per week (80% FTE) but it may be possible to increase an appointment to full-time hours through other work in DSDC depending on the previous academic or research experience of the successful applicant. The 80% FTE post is initially available from 1st July 2013 for 38 months, but opportunities for continuation on other projects are anticipated.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the following for informal discussions regarding the general position: Dr Gill Windle, tel: (01248) 383968; e-mail:

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