Research Associate – Digital Health Co-design

Opening Date:
24 Aug 2023
Closing Date:
6 Oct 2023
Salary Range:

We are pleased to offer this excellent opportunity to join our team in the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care (NMPC) as a Research Associate.

The post-holder will be a key member of the new King’s Health Partners Digital Health Hub (KHP DHH) which is one of five new UK Hubs supported by the EPSRC to promote knowledge and skills sharing across healthcare, academia and business, and drive innovation in digital health.

The KHP DHH will be an accessible national multi-disciplinary resource supporting training, co-creation, and translation of digital health technologies. We have brought together a critical mass of expertise from across KHP, patient and public representatives, NHS and social care and industry partners, to provide support, enable knowledge transfer and create opportunities for the acceleration of digital health across the UK.

KHP DHH will provide: (1) dedicated people and resource, built on a foundation of existing infrastructure but scaled-up with EPSRC funding to meet demand, providing input and guidance on projects supported by the Hub (2) a NHS-academic-industry setting – our core ideology (3) a physical base within the new London Institute for Healthcare Engineering , important for collaboration and common ethos and (4) an excellent training provision to grow national capabilities, with an offering across sectors.

The KHP DHH core pillars (Training, Co-creation, Translation & Acceleration) will interlink and provide support across the continuum of design, development and implementation and will provide direct access to experts and training, fund pilot studies and patient participation.

As part of the KHP DHH, we are seeking to recruit a Research Associate with experience (1) of conducting and advising upon co-design and participatory design activities relating to digital interventions, (2) qualitative research including user interviews and documenting and guiding the co-design research process, and (3) working with a large network of collaborative partners.

The post-holder will work across NMPC, the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences (NMES) and the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences (BMEIS) in the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine (FoLSM), with a physical base at the London Institute for Healthcare Engineering (LIHE), St Thomas’ campus. This post holder will work closely with Professor Glenn Robert (Methodologies, NMPC) together with Professor Louise Rose (Applied Technologies for Clinical Care, NMPC) and Professor Wei Liu (Engineering, NMES) to achieve the Co-Design pillar of the KHP DHH.

This post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract until 31/08/2026.

This is a full-time post.

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