Postdoctoral Research Associate

London (South), London (Greater) (GB)
£37,689 per annum pro-rata
22 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates for a position of Postdoctoral Research Associate on an exciting and major programme of research on psychotic disorders (INTREPID II) in three countries: India, Nigeria, and Trinidad. The successful candidate will join an active research group in Society and Mental Health, based in the Health Service & Population Research Department.

INTREPID II is a major 5-year programme funded by the MRC. The programme comprises four interconnected studies, the primary objectives of which are to describe and compare between and within sites the following aspects of psychotic disorders: (1) incidence and presentation; (2) 2 year course and outcome; (3) help-seeking by and impacts on individuals and families; and (4) the co-occurrence of physical health problems.

The post holder will be based in the co-ordinating centre (Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, London) and will be responsible for a) overall co-ordination of the programme, b) supporting and liaising with each centre to ensure planned activities are conducted in line with the programme timetable, and c) contributing to collating and analysing material and data generated by the programme. Travel to the sites in each of the countries may be required.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject, have experience of working on large scale projects and of working with those with a serious mental disorder, excellent data management skills, good knowledge of statistics, very strong organisational skills, and an excellent ability to work in teams and liaise with other professionals and academics.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 13 months.

This is a part-time post - 57% full time equivalent.

The selection process will include a panel interview.  Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 1 August 2019.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role, please contact: Dr Tessa Roberts on 020 7848 0510 or

To apply, please register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.​

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