Career Opportunities at GBHI

The Global Brain Health Institute is a values-based organization with a strong team based at our two founding sites, at University of California, San Francisco and Trinity College Dublin. We welcome interest from dedicated and compassionate individuals who share our mission and passion to reduce the scale and impact of dementia around the world. Please see below for details on current positions available.

GBHI group photo at annual conference

Trinity College Dublin

Senior Research Associate/Study Coordinator

The post holder will be part of a multidisciplinary research team, based at St James’ Hospital in Dublin, working on studies examining cognitive disorders. Current research focuses on Alzheimer’s and other dementias, mild cognitive impairment, brain-injury and healthy volunteers. Our studies use different methods including imaging, biomarkers and neuropsychological methods to assess healthy volunteers, carers and patients.

The current study portfolio is a combination of investigator-led (i.e.www.sense-cog.eu) and industry-sponsored studies.

The post holder will support different studies within the portfolio, taking on a coordinator as well as a front-line research role, which may include acting as an outcome rater and data collector in the context of clinical trial, an observational study and a validation study. This will involve conducting neuropsychological testing at the St James’s Hospital, in Dublin, Ireland, as well as organizing brain scans and other diagnostic activities. Other duties may include data management, report preparation, grant proposal development, research manuscript preparation, coordinating study team meetings, driving recruitment and conducting data checks and adhering to trial protocols.

The post holder will interface with the clinical team at St James’ Hospital’s Memory Clinic, the existing research team, as well members of the Clinical Research Facility (CRF) at St James’ Hospital, who will be supporting the trials.

For more information view the job description. The application closes on December 20, 2020.

 

Part-Time Project Officer for Erasmus Plus project

The post holder will be part of a multidisciplinary research team working on studies
examining cognitive disorders. Current research focuses on Alzheimer’s and other dementias, mild cognitive impairment, brain-injury and healthy volunteers.

The post holder will support project development related to this topic, including in the first instance:

  • development of job specification/competencies for a new EU role related to low vision rehabilitation/brain health (Erasmus Plus funded, oMERO project);
  • preparation of a public reports of the outcomes of dementia-related studies, including a global study related mental health outcomes in carers of people with brain health challenges, in the context of COVID-19 (the CLIC-Carer Project), and an large-scale EU funded project of hearing/vision/dementia (www.sense-cog.eu).
  • Development of a team website to reflect the ongoing activities of the team.

Other project management tasks related to our team’s wider study and education portfolio may also be included. The post holder will share their time between the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and the Memory Clinic at St James’s Hospital, in Dublin, Ireland.

For more information view the job description. The application closes on December 20, 2020.