Patient Safety PhD Studentships 

The Patient Safety Translation Research Centre (PSTRC) are currently offering 6 Fully-funded 3-year PhD Studentships. 

We are looking for candidates with a strong academic background (with a first class degree) or MSc in the following subjects:

  • Statistics 
  • Human factors  
  • Engineering
  • Psychology, decision-making, behavioural science and other related disciplines 
  • Medical informatics and data science 
  • Health services research and service evaluation 
  • Quality improvement 
  • Economics

Successful candidates will have experience in undertaking independent research in the above subjects.

Applicants must also demonstrate familiarity with mainstream qualitative or quantitative research methods used in patient safety.

Further details and how to apply can be found here.


Policy Fellow, Digital Health

Imperial College London is recruiting a Policy Fellow, Digital Health to collaborate and support partnership working with innovative, global health research projects focussed on digital health within the Centre for Health Policy. The post holder will support the policy team in building influence with Government Departments and other agencies to ensure that their digital policies are advanced and influenced by IGHI evidence. In addition, the post-holder will co-ordinate the development and evaluation of new digital solutions and promote their adoption by Government Departments and other agencies.

A key responsibility will be to grow, develop and co-ordinate the Centre for Health Policy’s digital health strategy and projects. The post holder will manage the research, development and evaluation of digital solutions generated within the Centre as well as building partnerships with other centres within the IGHI such as the Helix Centre for design in healthcare.

The post holder will be required to lead the Peter Sowerby Foundation Forum. This is a data and eHealth focussed research Forum which aims to demonstrate how primary and secondary care data can be linked to provide greater opportunities for improvement in care, service delivery and healthcare research. The post holder will be responsible for leading the delivery of the research projects within the Forum.

The successful applicant will have proven academic ability with a degree or higher degree or equivalent. Previous experience of leading a team to deliver project milestones and objectives is essential in addition to evidence of working at a senior level in the digital health space or in health policy.

Further details and how to apply can be found here.