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Research Assistant

Job Number
AC03886

Advertising Department
Human and Health Sciences

Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date
05th January 2020

Salary: £30,046

Contract: Fixed-term for 9 months

Hours: 35 hours per week

Location: Singleton Campus

 

Applications are invited for the position of post-doc Research Officer in the Swansea University Sleep Laboratory, in the College of Human and Health Sciences. The successful candidate will work on a project designed to assess the association between diet and sleep under the supervision of Dr Hayley Young, Professor David Benton and Professor Mark Blagrove.

This is an ideal opportunity for a post-doc researcher who wishes to progress to a career in the scientific investigation of the characteristics and possible functions of sleep and / or nutrition. Swansea University Sleep Laboratory (http://www.swansea.ac.uk/psychology/sleep-lab/) undertakes studies into sleep-dependent memory consolidation and all aspects of emotion and cognition. We have extensive collaborations with other sleep laboratories in the UK and worldwide, and are accredited by the European Sleep Research Society. Swansea University is also an internationally recognised for the study of nutrition and behaviour.

The post-holder will recruit participants for experiments; organise, run and collect all required data; run all-night sleep laboratory data collection sessions; provide dietary interventions; collect biological samples; ensure the safety and comfort of the participants in the sleep laboratory; run PC- and laptop-presented cognitive tasks; prepare data from the participants for archiving; conduct final data checking and analyses, and aid in and lead the preparation of papers for publication.

The post-holder must have expertise in polysomnography or electrophysiology. Experience of conducting research in a sleep laboratory is essential.  A brief summary of the requirements of the position such as, qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge and indicative performance levels or values as appropriate.  Inform the candidate what is essential and what is desirable – this can be taken from the person specification, just include the main few criteria to attract interest.

In the College of Human and Health Sciences, we currently have an under-representation of individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and would encourage applications from these groups. Appointments will be made on merit.

n the College of Human and Health Sciences, we currently have an under-representation of males and would encourage applications from males for this post.  Appointments will be made on merit.

For further information please contact Dr Hayley Young, [email protected]

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Basic Grade Respiratory Physiologist Specified Purpose Contract (Maternity Cover, from end January 2020)

Applications are invited for the Specified Purpose position of Basic Grade Respiratory Physiologist in St. Vincent’s Private Hospital.

 

 Role Description

The Respiratory Laboratory is a busy clinical laboratory that specialises in the diagnostic testing of patients with breathing disorders including those with sleep-related problems.

Tests vary in complexity from routine breathing tests and skin allergy tests, to more advanced  procedures such as sleep studies and assessment of bronchial hyper-reactivity.

 

Essential Criteria

The post holder must :

  • Hold a degree in Clinical Measurement or equivalent or hold a Certificate in Medical Physics and Physiological
  • Have good communication skills as the post involves a great deal of contact with patients and with other colleagues.

Desirable Criteria

It is desirable for the post holder to :

  • Have experience in pulmonary function testing and/or sleep studies (Some in-house training will be provided)
  • Have ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Informal Enquiries to:  Ms. Patricia Boyle, Chief Respiratory Scientist, 01-2609209 or [email protected]

A full Job description is available on request, from the HR Office at [email protected] or 01 2638947

 

Interested candidates should apply by sending an up-to-date curriculum vitae quoting the post to the Human Resources Department, or by email to [email protected]

 

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Monday 6th January 2020

Basic Grade Respiratory Physiologist Permanent Contract

Would you like to work within the EU?

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills in Sleep Medicine?

Would you like to work in an innovative sleep service in one of Ireland’s largest acute Private Hospitals (part of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group)?

 

Applications are invited for the Permanent position of Basic Grade Respiratory Physiologist in St. Vincent’s Private Hospital.

  • You will join a dynamic team of 9 Respiratory Physiologists & 12 Respiratory Consultants including 3 with special interest in sleep medicine.
  • You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in diagnosing a wide range of respiratory and non-respiratory sleep disorders including parasomnias and narcolepsy.
  • You will provide education and support to patients initiating CPAP treatment.
  • You will be required to perform a range of Pulmonary Function Tests including skin tests and bronchial challenge.
  • You will be inspired to improve patient outcome as part of a team providing validated healthcare (JCI accredited).

 

Essential Criteria

You must:

  • Hold a degree in Clinical Measurement or equivalent or hold a Certificate in Medical Physics and Physiological Measurement.
  • Have good communication skills as the post involves a great deal of contact with patients and with other colleagues.

 

Desirable Criteria

It is desirable for you to:

  • Have experience in pulmonary function testing and/or sleep studies (Some in-house training will be provided)
  • Have ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

 

Informal Enquiries to: Ms. Patricia Boyle, Chief Respiratory Physiologist, 01-263 8488 or [email protected]

A full Job description is available on request, from the HR Office at [email protected] or 01 263 8946.

 

Interested candidates should apply by sending an up-to-date curriculum vitae quoting the post to the Human Resources Department, or by email to [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Monday 6th January 2020

Senior Clinical Fellow in Sleep Medicine

GUY’S AND ST. THOMAS’ HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
SLEEP DISORDERS CENTRE 
Senior Clinical Fellow in Sleep Medicine
£48,075 p.a excl. LZ
Full Time-40 hours per week
Fixed Term 1 YearTo Start February 2020
The Sleep Disorders Centre (SDC) is one of the largest centres of adult sleep medicine in Europe. With consultants in respiratory medicine, neurology, neurophysiology, psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and clinical psychology. Its caseload is extremely broad, covering all aspects of sleep medicine.The SDC sees approximately 18,000 patients a year, and receives approximately 5000 new referrals per year. These include patients with sleep-disordered breathing, parasomnias, narcolepsy and other central hypersomnias, sleep-related movement disorders, nocturnal epilepsy, and sleep disorders associated with neurological and psychiatric conditions. In addition to the consultant staff, the serviced is supported by two clinical fellows and a highly experienced team of 25 sleep technologists.The SDC has close links with the departments of respiratory medicine, neurology and the Lane Fox Unit, a national centre of expertise for ventilatory support.The SDC is seeking a clinical fellow to replace an existing post, to support the clinical service, and to undertake research and audit, and to provide ongoing training in all aspects of sleep medicine. The post would suit candidates with a background in respiratory medicine, neurology, cardiology or psychiatry.Closing date: 22/12/2019, by midnight. 
Interview date: TBC

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