- Advert number: 320495-0
- Posted Date: 04/01/13
- Closing Date: 03/02/13
King's College London
Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and/or Professor Appointments
The MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre (SGDP) invites applications for a range of positions to complement and extend the world-class research and teaching within the department. The MRC SGDP Centre’s mission includes research on the impact of and interplay between genetic, environmental and developmental factors. In the most recent RAE the SGDP was described as “world-leading” in its environment and outputs. The Centre provides an unrivalled opportunity to benefit from interdisciplinary research excellence, and large clinical and population cohorts with extensive longitudinal phenotypic and molecular data.
The post holder(s) will reinforce substantial strengths in interdisciplinary research and teaching and take a lead in developing new research directions. Applications are welcome from both clinical and non-clinical scientists with a background in any area related to the Department’s research mission. Researchers in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: Genomics (molecular genetics, transcriptomics, epigenetics); Quantitative Genetics; Statistical Genetics; Neuro-cognitive development; Biological embedding of experience; Developmental disorders. Senior post holders will be expected to demonstrate research excellence at an international level as established by intellectual leadership, publications and grant-funding. Junior appointments will be expected to show promise of the ability to attain these levels in the future. The posts are full-time and based at the Institute of Psychiatry (Denmark Hill Campus) in south-east London, and will come with an attractive and competitive compensation and possible relocation package. Individual appointments will be made dependent on relevant qualifications and experience at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor level. Appointment to the appropriate clinical or nonclinical scales will be based on qualifications and precise individual role details. Clinical post holders will receive appropriate honorary appointments in partner NHS Trusts. Up to four posts are available in the department.
Please contact Professor Francesca Happé if you want to discuss your interests (email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 020 7848 0871)
Equality of opportunity is College policy