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DIVISION OF BRAIN SCIENCES
FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Clinical and Non-clinical Academic Appointments in Psychiatry
The Division of Brain Sciences is making a major investment in psychiatric research. We plan to make a number of senior clinical or non-clinical academic appointments to develop strengths in this area.
We are especially interested to hear from academics with a focus on research exploiting healthcare datasets and other large datasets, novel medical technologies or neuroimaging to improve our understanding of psychiatric disorders to improve clinical management. Expertise for developing and exploiting neurotechnology, data science, epigenetic and related ‘omics approaches to gene-environment interactions, and CNS pharmacology would address broader Divisional strategic planning priorities, but are not exclusive fields of interest and we will be pleased to consider those with other interests that impact on psychiatric research.
The strong neuroimaging, epidemiology, computing science, and engineering science base in Imperial College offers special opportunities for programmes exploiting large dataset analyses and other neurotechnologies.
Successful appointees will be expected to enhance the reputation of the Department and College in the field of psychiatric research through the development of research programmes, contributing to effective teaching and training, helping to maintaining financial viability of the Division and supporting its good governance. More generally, the post-holder will be expected to inspire collaboration within the Division and enhance its intellectual community.
Clinical appointees are expected to contribute up to 4 PAs to clinical service at West London Mental Health Trust and these can be negotiated to meet the post holders interests and needs.
Clinical and non-clinical candidates are eligible for appointment. The level of appointment (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor) and the supporting package will be determined according to experience and research profile using the following broad guidelines:
The appointee will have demonstrated their ability to produce independent research in psychiatry and have developed the skills to take an active role in research supervision.
Senior Lecturer/Clinical Senior Lecturer
The appointee will have extensive professional experience and be able to demonstrate a reputation in the field of psychiatry based on their achievements in research. The appointee will be expected to demonstrate their independence through their body of original research work.
The appointee will have developed an international reputation based on a track record of research shown to influence the area of psychiatry, and be able to consistently demonstrate the ability to attract research income.
The appointee will be able to demonstrate a sustained international reputation based on an extensive track record of research with a major influence in the field of psychiatry and a significant impact shown, for example through consistent influence on research income.
Imperial College provides an outstanding environment for basic, clinical and translational research, and supports academics through tailored training programmes, with mentoring and comprehensive administrative support. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with the ability to develop their original ideas, lead a research group and work to be among the best in the field.
Imperial College is supportive of part-time working. The department is happy to discuss the possibility of implementing such arrangements for this post, with suitably qualified people subject to operational requirements.
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes (( Email address removed ), ( Phone number removed ) ).
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Our preferred method of application is online via our website via the 'Apply' button below (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number HM2016094.
Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please email ( Email address removed ) to request an application form.
Closing Date: 5 February 2017 (Midnight GMT)
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