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*** Sorry for cross posting ***

We are now recruiting two new research associate positions in digital health. The application deadline for both positions is 18th August. Follow the links below for full job descriptions and application guidelines.

  *   Research Associate: Data Science for Health<https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID=amNvZGU9MTY2MDAyMSZ2dF90ZW1wbGF0ZT05NjUmb3duZXI9NTA0MTE3OCZvd25lcnR5cGU9ZmFpciZicmFuZF9pZD0wJmpvYl9yZWZfY29kZT0xNjYwMDI5JnBvc3RpbmdfY29kZT0yMjQ=> (UCL Jobs ref 1660021)
  *   Research Associate: mhealth and Serious Games for Health<https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID=amNvZGU9MTY2MDMxOSZ2dF90ZW1wbGF0ZT05NjUmb3duZXI9NTA0MTE3OCZvd25lcnR5cGU9ZmFpciZicmFuZF9pZD0wJmpvYl9yZWZfY29kZT0xNjYwMDI5JnBvc3RpbmdfY29kZT0yMjQ=> (UCL jobs ref 1660319)

Both positions will be within Dr Patty Kostkova's<https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=PKOST97> digital health research group in the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction.

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Data Science for Health RA:

The postholder will be based in the UCL IRDR working with Dr Kostkova's digital health group on three digital global health projects in Low and Middle Income Settings (LMIC): (1) the GASDA project - a gamified antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) decision support app for prescribing behaviour change, (2) the MANTRA project developing an app for women's resilience in Nepal and (3) a gamified app for community engagement in Brazil. The role will include research into data science and dashboard visualisation for healthcare professionals and decision makers in Nigeria, Nepal and Brazil and other LMIC and the development of a cross-platform app for a decision tree and gamification for sample infection control policies and guidelines.

This post is funded until November 2018 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The candidate should have a higher degree (preferably PhD) in computer science, expertise in data science, game analytics and visualisation dashboards, excellent programming skills, ability to conduct research into data analytics, healthcare app and visualisation independently and conduct assessment with healthcare professionals in the UK and LMIC.

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mhealth and Serious Games for Health RA:

The postholder will be based in the UCL IRDR working with Dr Kostkova's digital health group on three digital global health projects in Low and Middle Income Settings (LMIC): (1) the GASDA project - a gamified antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) decision support app for prescribing behaviour change, (2) the MANTRA project developing an app for women's resilience in Nepal and (3) a gamified app for community engagement in Brazil.

The role will include research into game-based training aimed at healthcare professionals in Nigeria, Nepal and Brazil and other LMIC, and the development of a cross-platform app for a decision tree and gamification for sample infection control policies and guidelines.

This post is funded until the end of December 2018 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The candidate should have a higher degree (preferably PhD) in computer science, expertise in serious games research, e-training, excellent programming skills, ability to conduct research into serious games, healthcare app and games analytics independently and conduct assessment with healthcare professionals in the UK and LMIC.

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For further information or informal enquiries about either position, please contact Dr Patty Kostkova, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>


Dr Patty Kostkova
Principal Research Associate in eHealth
IRDR, University College London (UCL), Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT, UK
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T:  +44 207 6790390 (int. 30390)
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