King's College London

NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre Postdoctoral Research Associate

Reference: THW/17/059639/000622
Salary Details: £32,958 per annum
Allowances: plus £2,623 London Allowance
Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
Contract Term: Full time

The NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) invites applications from outstanding early career mental health researchers wishing to establish themselves with a research project team working in translational and experimental medicine. The fellowship will allow the time for the post holder to apply for their first full fellowship grant whilst based with a research team at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN). The exact location of the post will depend on the particular project and supervisory team that candidates apply to work with.

The NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre has successfully supported preparatory fellows to apply for doctoral funding and now wishes to extend the scheme to those who have recently submitted or are just about to submit their PhD thesis, and those who have recently been awarded their PhD.

To apply for this post candidates must meet one of the following criteria:

1. In the final stages of writing up and intending to submit their thesis within 3 months of the closing date of this call **

2. Have submitted their thesis and are awaiting their viva or are making corrections **

3. Have passed their viva and been awarded their PhD within the past 12 months

** Salary will be at a lower grade until award of PhD. Please see job pack for further information.


Applicants must approach potential project leads and agree a position with the team prior to applying for the post.

Full details about the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Centre’s research themes can be viewed here: http://www.maudsleybrc.nihr.ac.uk/research/

The exact location of the post will depend on the particular project and supervisory team that candidates apply to work with.

The NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is a partnership between South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King's College London. It is also part of the King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre.

We are researching new tests, treatments and theories in mental health, neurology, and dementia. Our aim is to accelerate the translation of the latest scientific discoveries into first-in-man clinical trials and other well designed studies. The findings from these studies can then be developed and implemented to produce new tests and treatments for people with mental and neurological disorders. Our research priorities are focused around novel treatments, precision medicine, translational informatics and mental-physical health.

The selection process will include a presentation and panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing either 19 or 26 June 2017.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Julia Wootley Julia.wootley@kcl.ac.uk

Closing date: 28 May 2017

Attachments:
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If you have questions about this role, please contact: Julia Wootley, Email: Julia.wootley@kcl.ac.uk,

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