[Job] QMUL, CHI+MED Postdoc RA in Stakeholder Engagement & Evaluation, ??30.3-33.7k, clos 21 March 2011 #scicomm jobs

This is pretty fresh cos I’ve just posted it myself over at our CHI+MED website! But only after it was posted first at Queen Mary’s where the post-holder will work 🙂

BTW You don’t have to have a PhD –


1. PhD in relevant subject and/or equivalent professional experience

2. Undergraduate degree in relevant subject or equivalent experience

1. Essential

2. Essential

I work on this project and it’s fab 🙂  [It’s quite separate from my job at Diabetes UK though]
For a bit of background information on the project have a look at our website (obviously) and the details of our EPSRC grant.
CHI+MED on the web: Website | Twitter | Blog | YouTube

Dr Paul Curzon is also one of the people behind the fantastic cs4fn (Computer Science For Fun).


Queen Mary, University of London
Postdoctoral Research Assistant (“CHI+MED: Stakeholder Engagement and Evaluation”)

http://www.chi-med.ac.uk/currentvacancies.php and http://webapps.qmul.ac.uk/hr/vacancies/jobs.php?id=2197  – you can get the application form from either site.

Applications are invited for a research assistant post as part of CHI+MED (www.chi-med.ac.uk). CHI+MED is a major EPSRC funded multidisciplinary research programme across 4 universities that aims to improve the usability and safety of interactive medical devices. The post is based at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary, University of London under the supervision of Dr Paul Curzon (www.dcs.qmul.ac.uk/~pc/) of Queen Mary.

The successful candidate will undertake research in the area of public and stakeholder engagement, evaluating the effectiveness of the wider CHI+MED public and stakeholder engagement work, collecting and analysing qualitative and quantitative data and writing up the results. They will undertake stakeholder and other public engagement activities to trial approaches and investigate their success. This includes writing accessible material and giving talks, including to school students, to promote the aims of the programme.

Applicants for the post will need a PhD in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience. They will need to demonstrate a strong background in evaluation including quantitative and qualitative research methods. Relevant experience in public engagement activities is also required together with a clear interest in making medical devices easier to use.

The post is full time and for 30 months in the first instance (starting from 1 May 2011 or as soon as possible thereafter). Starting salary will be in the range £30,350 – £33,794 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, final salary pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Paul Curzon at pc //at// eecs.qmul.ac.uk or on 020 7882 5212. Details about the School can be found at www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk.

To apply for this Research Assistant position, please email the following documents to Ms Julie Macdonald at applications //at// eecs.qmul.ac.uk: Completed application form quoting reference number 11028/AW; a CV listing all publications; a pdf of a representative research publication; a pdf of representative writing for a general audience and a research statement describing your previous research and public engagement experience outlining its relevance to this project. Postal applications should be sent to Mrs Sue White, School of EECS, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 21 March 2011.

Please note that applications will be rejected if they do not include a completed QMUL application form.

Interviews are expected to be held on 1 April 2011.
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