Research Assistant in Psychosis Studies
Working closely with a strong team of researchers, the successful candidate will contribute to the conduct of a large MRC-funded longitudinal study of children and young adolescents based in South London. He/she will play a key role in identifying, recruiting and assessing study participants into a study that aims to evaluate the role of early adversity in brain development and stress response, and in increasing the risk for mental health problems. The post will involve working closely with schools in South London associated with the study.
The post is based in London at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neurosciences, Department of Psychosis Studies, and is funded for 24 months, subject to annual review.
The Department of Psychosis Studies is one of the world’s largest research groups focused on psychosis, and includes leading academics in the fields of genetics, epidemiology, psychopathology, neuroimaging, cognition, and psychopharmacology. The Department has received the highest possible rating in the UK Research Assessment Exercise, holds approximately £15 million of research grant income, has produced over 400 publications in the last 5 years and has extensive collaborative links with other centres worldwide.