Lecturer in Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences

King's College London - Sackler Institute for Translational Neurodevelopment

The salary will be paid at £32,958 to £48,327 per annum plus £2,623 London Allowance.

This post is open ended.

This is a full-time position – 100 % full time equivalent.

King’s College London with its 200 years of heritage is recognised today as a world-leading research university, ranked 7th in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We understand the need to turn original thinking into everyday application, encouraging curiosity to develop work that makes an impact on society and global issues. Great names from King’s are continuing to change the world.

This new post is an exciting opportunity for a person who is already developing an international research profile to shape the King’s Health Partners’ research strategy for mental health. The successful applicant will develop novel ‘translational’ approaches that bring new insights into normal brain development and into disease mechanisms leading to neurodevelopmental disorders.  The candidate will have a PhD and expertise in neurodevelopmental disorders. The post will investigate brain development; and specifically how neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g. autism and/or ADHD) arise and your findings back translated from humans into basic cellular rodent models.

Located in the heart of London, King’s is the hub of a global network of strong academic connections and collaboration, with prestigious international partnerships within and across disciplines – scientific and medical, social and creative. King’s is investing in the highest calibre of talent to drive the university forward to achieve its greatest potential. The very best from the United Kingdom and across the globe are invited to join King’s. We are looking for a strong commitment to teaching, to push the boundaries of knowledge, influence the future and create a lasting impact.

The selection process will include competency based questions and a panel interview.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Professor Declan Murphy declan.murphy@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 2 January 2017.

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