Research Theme Coordinator

King's College London - Psychology

The salary will be paid at Grade 7, £40,523 to £48,327 per annum, plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be Fixed Term Contract for 5 Years

We are seeking a highly motivated Research Theme Coordinator to join our exciting Biomedical Research Centre in Mental Health (BRC-MH) at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. We are looking for a person with a keen interest in research to coordinate the Patient and Carer Involvement Theme (maudsleybrc.nihr.ac.uk) which takes the service user point of view in research so that it easily translates into beneficial clinical care. There is plenty of scope for new developments especially in ehealth and novel approaches to treatment. In addition to specific mental health research, the post holder will help to facilitate and develop patient and public involvement across the BRC-MH.

The post is embedded in the Psychology Department at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) which is the largest academic community in Europe devoted to the study and prevention of mental illness and brain disease. Our research not only involves close collaboration with service users but also with colleagues from many other disciplines.

The post holder will manage the administrative, operational and financial aspects of the theme including the research workers and have the opportunity to generate new research projects, write publications, present at conferences and expand their own research portfolio by taking part in grant writing.

This is an excellent opportunity to secure a role within an eminent research project.

Candidates must have completed a PhD in Psychology or related social science, and be able to prove a good knowledge of psychological theory and measurement. Understanding or experience of working with health services users is desirable.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Emily Barnes at emily.barnes@kcl.ac.uk

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 9 January 2017.

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