Clinical Senior Lecturer in Computational Psychiatry–Honorary Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£78,923 - £105,652 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Posted
04 May 2018
Closes
03 Jun 2018
Specialty
Psychiatry
Career Level
Consultant, Lecturer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

UCL Division of Psychiatry
London

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Computational Psychiatry–Honorary Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry
Full Time

The appointment will be on UCL Grade Clinical Senior Lecturer (Consultant). The salary range will be £78,923 - £105,652 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

This post involves collaboration between the UCL Division of Psychiatry and the UCL Max Planck Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing. The post holder will work two sessions clinically in general adult psychiatry in Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. 

This is a new post in which is it is envisaged that the post-holder will generate a programme of original research in which the methods of computational psychiatry are applied to any area of psychiatry.  The postholder will be expected to carry out research of an international quality and impact and to obtain funding in order to support their research programme. Preference will be given to clinical academics who have a strong track record in combining clinical and scientific research. The post will be administratively based in the Division of Psychiatry but it is envisaged that the post-holder will collaborate closely with colleagues in the Max Planck Centre of Computational Psychiatry and Ageing. The postholder will be expected to recruit and supervise PhD students, and to contribute to teaching in undergraduate psychiatry for the MBBS programme and on our MSc course in Mental Health Sciences. 

The UCL Division of Psychiatry is a growing and vibrant group of multi-disciplinary researchers that aims to address clinical problems in order to achieve benefits for patients and public health using insights from basic science. We have an innovative and successful MSc programme that attracts excellent students. 

The Max Planck Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing is dedicated to exploiting computational neuroscience tools to identify the causes of psychiatric disorders and individual differences. The Centre is twinned with a group in Berlin (based at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development) and is host to an International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS). 

We are seeking an ambitious person who, in addition to being clinically qualified in general adult psychiatry, has an international reputation in computational psychiatry research. Applicants must have a CCT accreditation in General Adult Psychiatry (or be eligible for such accreditation). 

The appointment is available with immediate effect. 

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please click the apply button.

If you wish to discuss the post informally, please contact Professor Glyn Lewis ( glyn.lewis@ucl.ac.uk ; telephone: +44 (0)20 7679 9253) or Professor Ray Dolan ( r.dolan@ucl.ac.uk ; telephone +44 (0)203 448 4346. 

For further information about the application process please contact Ros Brown, email: ros.brown@ucl.ac.uk , Tel: 020 7679 9038. 

Closing date: 3 June 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. 

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

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