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Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN Early Stage Researcher posts in dementia care and technology


Applications are invited for 15 posts to work as part of a European-funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN), INDUCT (Interdisciplinary Network for Dementia Utilising Current Technology).

The overarching goal of INDUCT is to improve of the usability of day to day technology in dementia care by evaluating its effectiveness and implementation issues. INDUCT comprises seven world-leading research organisations plus IDES, an enterprise for technology, research and care, as well as eight partner organisations including the World Health Organisation, Alzheimer Europe, Alzheimer’s Disease International, the World Occupational Therapists Federation, two other major universities and three other enterprises. INDUCT works closely with INTERDEM, a large international collaboration enabling training and development opportunities for all grades of researcher from PhD students to senior academics to develop capacity for future research in  dementia care.

These full-time posts will be available from September 2016 on a fixed-term 36 month contract. Successful applicants will register for a PhD at the host University and will benefit from a highly competitive and attractive salary, plus mobility and family allowances as applicable. Individuals will be hosted across the network and will work in research, a network-wide training program, public engagement activities and collaboration with network partners through short-term secondments in European industrial/academic partner laboratories. At the time of appointment candidates must have had less than four years full-time equivalent research experience and must not have already obtained a PhD. They must not have resided in the host country for more than 12 months in the three years immediately before the appointment.

Details of all INDUCT ESR projects can be found at: www.dementiainduct.eu.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the project manager, Deborah Oliveira (deborah.deoliveira@nottingham.ac.uk) or to each project supervisor. Formal applications must be made through each University’s online application system: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/SOC1376 

The deadline for application is 30 April with interviews to be held in London on 12-13 May 2016.

Posted on Monday 11th April 2016

Centre for Dementia

The University of Nottingham
Institute of Mental Health
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

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