PhD: Exploring the long-term health impacts of COVID-19
This study will provide vital data regarding the recovery of patients with COVID-19 and will assist with health preparedness in the future.
- Principle investigator(s) Dr Grace O'Malley, Orlagh O'Shea
- Research theme Population Health and Health Services, Respiratory Medicine
COVID-19 represents a substantial challenge to our health system. In patients who present with severe disease, there is a greater likelihood of hospitalisation, admission to intensive care and subsequent ventilation. The PhD candidate will undertake a series of studies to explore the physical and mental health consequences in those diagnosed with COVID-19.
Studies will involve: systematic review, prospective observational study, a nested intervention and economic analysis.
Tenure: Four years
The candidate should be a motivated individual who is passionate about child health and equality. The successful candidate will need to have good communication skills and work well with a team.
- Msc/MCh minimum or equivalent health professional qualification.
- English teaching language requirements are listed here.
Desirable candidate specifications include:
- Qualitative research methods
- Systematic review training and experience
- Clinical experience
- Experience of engaging with patients/public in research
Please apply with an up-to-date CV, a 500-word statement outlining your interest in and suitability for the position, and contact details of two referees to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Successful candidates will be able to attend a virtual interview if they wish.
- Closing date for applications is June 2021.
- Shortlisting will take place in July 2021
- Interviews take place in August 2021
- The position will begin in October 2021