24/04/2018

Research Fellow - Intellectual Disability Medicines Management Review Group, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Trinity College
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    24/05/2018 22:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Ireland › Dublin
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    033016

Post Specification (033016)

 

Post Title:

Research Fellow

Post Status:

Specific Purpose Contract – Full-time for 3 months.

Commencing 7 May 2018.

Research Group / Department / School:

Intellectual Disability Medicines Management Review Group, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Location:

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Reports to:

Dr. Fintan Sheerin

Salary:

Appointment will be made on the IUA Researcher salary scale (Level 2) at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€36,854 to €42,603], appointment will be made no higher than level 2 point 6.

Hours of Work:

9am to 5.30pm

Closing Date:

12 Noon on (Greenwich Mean Time), 27 April 2018. Interviews will be held on 2 May 2018.

 

 

 

Post Summary

The School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin is seeking to recruit a post-doc researcher, with experience in systematic reviews, to join a team undertaking a systematic review of medication management in intellectual disability settings.

 

The overall aim of the project is to complete a comprehensive literature review using systematic approaches to examine and critique published literature which identifies: 1) frameworks for supporting medications management and administration for people with intellectual disability in any settings; 2) evidence that collaborative practice leads to desirable safe outcomes; 3) written guidance and protocols in this regard; 4) assessment tools for supporting self-administration and self-management of medications; and 5) metrics, outcomes and KPIs.

 

Standard duties and Responsibilities of the Post

 

5 days per week with Dr Fintan Sheerin (PI) for 3 months

 

Duties will include administration, project management, literature searching, screening literature for eligibility and inclusion that arises from searches, data extraction, data entry and data analysis. You should have the ability to work independently and also have skills in working as part of a team. Time and project management skills are also a necessary requirement.

The Post-Doctoral Research Assistant will be employed for a fixed term of months on a full time basis of five days per week.

 

Funding Information

This post is funded by the HSE Office of Nursing and Midwifery Services Development.

The Post-Doctoral Research Assistant will be employed for a fixed term of months on a full time basis of five days per week.

The total annual salary will be (€36,854 to €42,603 per annum, pro rata for three months), in accordance with the guidelines set out by the Irish Universities Association for contract research staff.

 

Person Specification

The suitable candidate must have:

 

Qualifications

Suitable candidates must have a PhD Degree in the area of research, health and social care, psychology, epidemiology or statistics

 

Knowledge & Experience (Essential & Desirable)

  • Experience in conducting systematic reviews
  • Post-graduate experience in research, epidemiology or statistics in health and/or social-care field
  • Experience of searching bibliographic databases (e.g. MEDLINE, CINAHL)
  • Experience of using reference management software such as Endnote
  • Experience and ability to screen literature for inclusion in research studies (including software usage such as Covidence)
  • Experience in writing literature reviews and reports
  • Familiarity with basic statistical software and analysis for systematic reviews
  • Experience of working in the field of intellectual disability service/policy would be desirable, but not essential

 

Skills & Competencies

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a research team
  • Excellent organisational skills, including project and time management with the ability to prioritise workload in order to meet defined deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong academic writing skills

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Trinity
Ireland
Dublin

EURAXESS offer ID: 301049