UK DRI Fellow(s)

Cardiff University - School of Medicine

College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

We are looking for a proactive and creative independent thinker who will contribute across the UK DRI as well as within the host centre.

You will help to develop and lead a programme of research within and complementing the portfolio of the UK DRI appropriate to the selected centre.

Key responsibilities include the research leadership of a group of research scientists, comprising postdoctoral fellows, PhD students and technical support staff and planning the scientific direction of the research programme aimed at key questions within the overall scientific remit of the UK DRI.

For informal enquiries please contact Centre Director, Professor Julie Williams:

Professor, Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences, email williamsj@Cardiff.ac.uk, tel: Telephone:+44(0) 29 2068 8326

Programme funding: £I.5 million provided over five years

Salary: An appointment will be made at either Grade 7 (£40,523 - £46,924) or Grade 8 (£48,327 - £55,998) level depending upon skills and experience

How to apply

We encourage you to contact the Director of your preferred centre for an informal discussion.

Applicants should choose one centre based on best science and location fit, submitting one application to UK DRI as a whole via your preferred centre. Your location preference will be strongly considered at selection stage.

When applying you will need to provide:

  • Your CV with full publication list
  • Your motivation for application (200 words)
  • A research statement including a half-A4 page vision and objectives and 1.5 pages of your experimental plans
  • Names of three personal referees
  • Your preferred location.

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.

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

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