Clinical Research Fellow

King's College London
London (Greater) Denmark Hill
£36,274 - £52,090 per annum, plus London Weighting Allowance 
Closing date
18 Oct 2022

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University & research
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Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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Business unit: IoPPN 
Department: Psychosis Studies 
Denmark Hill Campus

This is an exciting opportunity to gain and develop research skills. The successful candidates will play a key role in innovative studies investigating new approaches to treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. They will join Prof Oliver Howes' research group. This is based at the Institute of Psychiatry and Institute of Medical Sciences, two of the leading clinical research centres in the world. 
The studies involve subject recruitment and collection of clinical, multimodal neuroimaging and other data in patients. The projects include a clinical trial of the potential of adjunctive treatment for treatment resistance, studies of the mechanisms underlying symptoms and tardive dyskinesia in patients, and of novel treatment approaches. The post-holder will have opportunities to get involved in data analysis and develop their research interests within the projects. Training in research methods will be provided, and the post-holder will develop skills in using gold-standard diagnostic and clinical ratings, which will be useful for future research and clinical practice.  
Working closely with the Lead Investigators, the successful candidate will ensure the successful conduct and completion of the research programme. He/she will contribute to the collection and analysis of data and play a key role in the assessment and monitoring of patients, which will constitute clinical sessions and may count towards training. He/she will also work closely with other research staff in the project and foster effective collaborative working relationships with the local early intervention services for psychosis. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to develop their own research interests.
1 x 1 year post (potential to extend for PhD/MD for suitable candidate)
1 x 3-year post (potential for PhD/MD for suitable candidate)
There is some flexibility in start date.
GMC registration is a requirement. 
Contact details: Esme Young, 

One post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for up to 1 year and the other post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for up to 3 years. 

These are Full-time posts - 100% full time equivalent (requests for part-time may be considered)

Closing date: 18 October 2022.

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