Clinical Research Fellow in Liaison Psychiatry

London (GB)
£49,294 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
12 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
06 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Clinical Research Fellow in Liaison Psychiatry

Department :  
 Psychological Medicine 

This is an out of programme post designed for psychiatric trainees with an MRCPsych interested in taking up to 2 years out of training to gain clinical experience in palliative care and research experience in comorbidity between mental and physical health. 

The post holder will hold an MBBS or equivalent medical degree with full GMC registration, MRCPysch or equivalent and be Section 12 approved. The clinical work consists of five sessions with two full days and one half-day spent at St Christopher's, and being available for phone advice within working hours at other times. The work includes assessment and treatment of a diverse psychiatric disorders, liaison with clinical teams, teaching clinical teams about mental health. The research post will be to use data from UK Biobank to explore issues related to comorbidity between mental and physical disorders. The postholder will work with Professor Hotopf's team to develop a protocol to explore relationships between, for example, inflammatory conditions and depression, and to attain the necessary analytic skills to conduct statistical analyses. 

This post will be offered on a fixed term contract for 2 years. 

This is a full-time post. 

The selection process will include a panel interview, assessment and presentation. 

Grade and Salary :    £49,294 per annum inclusive of London Allowance   
Job ID :    012766
Post Date :    10-Apr-2019    
Close Date :    06-May-2019
Contact Person :    Professor Matthew Hotopf    
Contact Details : or 020 7848 0120