Reader of Cognitive Genomics

Ulster University – Institute of Mental Health Sciences

Faculty of Life and Health Sciences

A unique opportunity to undertake innovative mental health research.

Ulster is a university in the top 3% globally, where excellence in teaching is underpinned by world-leading research. Ranked as one of the world’s top 150 young universities and in the top 25% of UK universities for overall research, Ulster is ambitious, forward-thinking and outward-looking.

Our new Institute of Mental Health Sciences (IMHS) is pioneering an exciting multidisciplinary and holistic approach to mental health research. The IMHS will be at the forefront of research studying mental health ‘from gene to gym’, that is, from its genetic underpinnings to how it can be alleviated through physical exercise.

The institute will bring together Ulster University’s world-leading research expertise in mental health from a range of disciplines including Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy, Psychology, Nursing, Health Sciences, Geography & Environmental Sciences, and Sports Sciences to work across seven key thematic areas: Trauma; Big Data & Population Sciences; Resilience & Wellbeing in the Young; Mental Illness; Care & Recovery; Suicidal Behaviour; and Mental Health in Later-life & Cognitive Decline.

The appointment is permanent and is open to applications from individuals or teams.

Location: Coleraine campus

Attractive reward package including a competitive starting salary, pension scheme and financial assistance with relocation.

Closing date for applications: 5 January 2018.

For more information about this opportunity visit: www.ulster.ac.uk/jobs

Hard copy applications can be obtained by telephoning 028 7012 4072.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from those with disabilities. Appointment will be made on merit.