Research Associate - Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences -

Cardiff University - Cardiff University School of Medicine - College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

The MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics brings together world-leading researchers to investigate the major causes of mental health problems.  Established in 2009, we are one of the largest and most productive psychiatric genetics groups in the world.

We use our clinical, genomic, statistical and bioinformatic expertise to tackle the challenges posed by psychiatric, neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, with the aim of informing better diagnosis and treatment for the future.

This is a rare opportunity to join our pioneering team of researchers: you will be employed to conduct research within the Psychosis and Major Affective Disorders theme, with particular emphasis on illuminating genotype-phenotype links and/ or illuminating mechanisms of disease through integrated analysis of multiomics data.

This post is full time (35 hours per week), available immediately and fixed term until 31st July 2019.

Closing date: Monday, 8 May 2017 2017

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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