- Advert number: 318720-0
- Posted Date: 06/12/12
- Closing Date: 23/12/12
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
Chair in Mood Disorders
The Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) – a constituent school of King’s College London – is Europe’s largest academic centre for research and post-graduate education in psychiatry, psychology, basic and clinical
neuroscience. It is part of the UK’s largest Academic Health Sciences Centre: King’s Health Partners. The Institute is the most cited research centre outside the US in the fields of psychology and psychiatry, and the second most cited in the world. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise
judged the IoP to have the highest research power of any UK institution within the areas of psychiatry, neuroscience and clinical psychology.
The Institute of Psychiatry seeks an outstanding and innovative clinical researcher as Chair of Mood Disorders. This new role presents an exciting opportunity for an expert in the field of depression and/or bipolar disorder to focus on an area of high strategic priority that needs development at King’s College. We would expect you to develop your own programme of, and bring together researchers from across basic and clinical science departments at the Institute of Psychiatry. You will establish
the clear leadership, critical mass, and clinical-scientific partnerships to lead the world in this important field. You will be expected to collaborate with the Mood, Anxiety and Personality Clinical Academic Group to make use of the research potential of patients who suffer from non-responsive
moderate to severe depression. A clinically qualified appointee will also have a clinical role in a relevant department within King’s Health Partners.
You will be a clinical consultant in a relevant specialism and will bring a track record of highly interdisciplinary, innovative, translational research. You will be fully cognisant of the legislation and guidance in regards to clinical trial delivery and conduct in the UK/Europe.
The position is based at the Denmark Hill campus in London. Applicants must hold an appropriate post-doctoral qualification or a PhD with a depth of expertise in the desired research area and should have led a research group, with a proven record of successfully managing staff and financial
resources, and acquiring grants. The appointment will be made at the professorial grade dependent on relevant qualifications and experience. Clinical salaries are on the Clinical Consultant scale (range £76,666 to £102,608 inclusive of London Allowance). Additional allowances may be
available for related additional responsibilities.
To apply for this position, or to receive further particulars of the appointment, please contact King’s Search email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receipt of applications is 23rd December 2012.