Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £34,980 to £38,205 per annum Full Time Fixed Term for 36 months Closing Date: Thursday 23 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2505423JW
The School of Psychology is seeking to make a strategic appointment to engage in internationally leading child and adolescent mental health research in the project “Personalising the pharmacological treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children” (PI: Prof Samuele Cortese)
You will have completed a master in a topic related to mental health and able to commence a PhD.
Our School has expertise in child and adolescent psychiatry, developmental and applied psychopathology, and psychological interventions across the lifespan. Colleagues are recognised for producing world-leading, high-impact research, supported by excellent research facilities (REF2021). These include purpose- built laboratories for social interaction and behavioural observation, therapeutic intervention, child/family studies, neuropsychological/cognitive testing, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), neurostimulation (TMS/tDCS), psychophysiology, eye-tracking, virtual reality, and psychopharmacology.
We have collaborations with University research groups in Medicine (Psychiatry, Primary Care), Biological Sciences (Neuroscience), Health Sciences, Computer Sciences and Social Sciences. The Institute for Life Sciences supports further cross-disciplinary collaboration. Our partnerships with NHS Trusts, schools, Government, charities and industry deliver world leading impact (REF2021) and attract significant grant income from all major research funders.
Psychology is a successful School and a friendly and positive place to work. You will join a collegiate team who share expertise, provide mentorship, and support professional development. We value diversity and equality and recognise that employees may wish to have working patterns that fit with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance, including part-time working. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness. Psychology holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award demonstrating our commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The University of Southampton holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award.
The title of Senior Research Assistant will be given to candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD.
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