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Deadline: 28 August 2019
Location: Staffordshire UK
There are two exciting opportunities for postdoctoral researchers to join the Institute for Global Health at Keele University, as member of the ECLIPSE team. The ECLIPSE study will start on 1 November 2019 with country teams in Brazil, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka and the UK. ECLIPSE The neglected tropical disease cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a highly stigmatising skin condition that often leads to discrimination, social exclusion and poverty which, in turn, may lead to additional health problems. ECLIPSE is a major four-year healthcare programme, underpinned by ethnographic and community engagement approaches and set within a medical anthropological framework, which aims to improve the CL patient journey and reduce stigma in the most marginalised and underserved communities in Brazil, Ethiopia and Sri Lanka. ECLIPSE is led by Dr Lisa Dikomitis, anthropologist, and Dr Helen Price, parasitologist, together with an international, cross-cultural team that includes clinicians, anthropologists, psychologists, disease specialists and public health researchers. The two postdoctoral positions are for 4 years full time: Research Associate in Global Health and Research Associate in Public Engagement in Global Health). All details are on the Keele University vacancy website.
Deadline: 31 August 2019
Location: Bradford, UK
Do you want to lead an internationally acclaimed Centre for Applied Dementia Studies which is moving into an exciting new phase of development? We seek an academic leader to continue and enhance our track record of excellence. You will be a proven research leader and academic in a relevant field and you must be passionate about older people including those with dementia. You will be both ambitious and enthusiastic about collaborative ageing research, and dementia practice and education in Bradford, Yorkshire and beyond. We are seeking an individual with the vision, ambition and track record to both lead the work of our Centre and take it forwards within the new Wolfson Centre for Applied Healthcare Research. The Wolfson partnership (University of Bradford, Bradford Institute for Health Research, University of Leeds, and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) will provide an ideal platform for new forms of collaborative work. As well as contributing to the mission of the Centre for Applied Dementia studies and the Wolfson Centre for Applied Healthcare Research, you will also be influential in growing and developing research capacity and capabilities at the University of Bradford. We particularly welcome applicants from women and under-represented groups. The post may be considered for job-share. The post can be provided as a fractional appointment to allow the postholder to maintain paid clinical practice or other paid roles. Salary is based on the Professorial scale and is negotiable. Informal enquiries prior to application may be made to Professor Gail Mountain, Director of the Centre for Applied Dementia Studies at g.mountain@bradford.ac.uk
Deadline: 17 September 2019
Location: Overseas
A Churchill Fellowship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to expand your professional and personal horizons by researching an issue that you care about, with the global leaders in that subject, anywhere in the world.