Opportunities with The Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care – Two 5-year post-doc fellowships

The Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC) at the University of Hertfordshire is advertising two 5-year post-doc fellowships; the closing date for both posts is 21 August.

Post 1: Food, Obesity and Young People – working with Professor Wendy Wills

The person appointed will have a doctoral level qualification and a minimum of one peer reviewed publication. This Fellowship is an opportunity to develop world-leading research relating to young people, food and/or obesity. Depending on the interests of applicants, this might include research on the influence of poverty and inequality on food practices and experiences of obesity or the way that family or school contexts shape what young people eat and their perceptions of weight. Applicants will have strong social science and qualitative methodological skills and be knowledgeable about the public health context for their research.
Please find more information here.

 

Post 2: Older People with Complex Health Needs – working with Professor Frances Bunn

The person appointed will have a doctoral level qualification and experience of researching issues around the care of older people with complex health needs, such as dementia, frailty and multi-morbidity. They will have a minimum of one peer reviewed publication.
The appointed Fellow will be expected to develop research that links with or builds on one or more of the following research areas:
•How to improve health and care environments for people living with dementia and comorbid conditions and their unpaid carers,
•How to improve health and care environments for older people with complex needs, such as frailty or multi-morbidity and their unpaid carers
•Diagnosis and post-diagnosis support for people living with dementia
•Shared decision making for older people with complex health needs
Please find more information here.

 

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