The postholder will be based in the UCL IRDR working with Dr Kostkova’s digital health group on three digital global health projects in Low and Middle Income Settings (LMIC): (1) the GASDA project – a gamified antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) decision support app for prescribing behaviour change, (2) the MANTRA project developing an app for women’s resilience in Nepal and (3) a gamified app for community engagement in Brazil.
The role will include research into game-based training aimed at healthcare professionals in Nigeria, Nepal and Brazil and other LMIC, and the development of a cross-platform app for a decision tree and gamification for sample infection control policies and guidelines.
This post is funded until the end of December 2018 in the first instance.
University College London
The candidate should have a higher degree (preferably PhD) in computer science, expertise in serious games research, e-training, excellent programming skills, ability to conduct research into serious games, healthcare app and games analytics independently and conduct assessment with healthcare professionals in the UK and LMIC.
How to apply:
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Research Associate: mhealth and Serious Games for Health (UCL jobs ref 1660319)
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