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Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Innovation in Mental Health

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£44,263 to £52,815
Closing date
14 Dec 2023

Centre for Innovation in Mental Health

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £44,263 to £52,815
Full Time Fixed Term (until 30/11/2026)
Closing Date:  Thursday 14 December 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2421523JW-R

The School of Psychology is seeking to make a strategic appointment to engage in internationally leading child and adolescent mental health research in the project “Personalising the pharmacological treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children” (PI: Prof Samuele Cortese)

You will have completed a PhD in biostatistics.

Our School has expertise in child and adolescent psychiatry, developmental and applied psychopathology, and psychological interventions across the lifespan. Colleagues are recognised for producing world-leading, high-impact research, supported by excellent research facilities (REF2021). These include purpose-built laboratories for social interaction and behavioural observation, therapeutic intervention, child/family studies, neuropsychological/cognitive testing, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), neurostimulation (TMS/tDCS), psychophysiology, eye-tracking, virtual reality, and psychopharmacology. 

We have collaborations with University research groups in Medicine (Psychiatry, Primary Care), Biological Sciences (Neuroscience), Health Sciences, Computer Sciences and Social Sciences. The Institute for Life Sciences supports further cross-disciplinary collaboration. Our partnerships with NHS Trusts, schools, Government, charities and industry deliver world leading impact (REF2021) and attract significant grant income from all major research funders. 

Psychology is a successful School and a friendly and positive place to work. You will join a collegiate team who share expertise, provide mentorship, and support professional development. We value diversity and equality and recognise that employees may wish to have working patterns that fit with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance, including part-time working. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness. Psychology holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award demonstrating our commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The University of Southampton holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. 

For further details please contact Professor Samuele Cortese (Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Samuele.Cortese@soton.ac.uk) or Professor Matt Garner (Head of Psychology; m.j.garner@soton.ac.uk).

Interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing 2nd October 2023. 

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