Senior Lecturer - Teaching and Research [closing 20May2021]

Страна: Великобритания;

Город: Birmingham

Добавлена: 10.04.2021

Работодатель: University of Birmingham

Тип: PostDoc vacancy;

Для кого: For lecturers; For researchers;

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Дедлайн подачи: 20.05.2021

 

In 2017, the University of Birmingham (UoB) established the first research centre in the UK with a specific focus on youth mental health. Our Institute for Mental Health (IMH), created with a University investment of £2.3 million, combines research excellence and purposeful partnerships – academic, NHS, third sector, and critically, with our patients and public. Since inception, the IMH has worked across interdisciplinary boundaries. 

We wish to appoint a psychologist/neuroscientist with expertise in mental health. The post will be within the Institute for Mental Health (IMH), School of Psychology, College of Life and Environmental Sciences. The appointee will promote youth mental health as an academic discipline in the School. Research involving the IMH’s interdisciplinary focus on anxiety and depression, translational cognitive neuroscience, evaluating interventions in mental health, emerging disorders, or neurodevelopmental disorders, will be encouraged.  

Main Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To pursue sustained research activity through original research and scholarship;
  • Lead successful funding bids which develop and sustain research support for the specialist area (in disciplines where this is possible);
  • Publish leading research that results in a sustained, highly respected reputation of international quality in the subject area and/or designing and developing innovative underpinning technologies;
  • To contribute at a senior level on a sustained basis in learning and teaching;
  • To chair and/or lead activities in the Institute for Mental Health/School and representation on University committees or working groups. 

Person Specification

  • Specialist knowledge of mental health research;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Interdisciplinary expertise and/or a willingness to develop interdisciplinary research and teaching programmes;
  • A higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD);
  • Demonstrated competence in Research; Learning and Teaching; and Management and Administration; and excellence in at least two of these areas;
  • Successful and sustained supervision of doctoral students to completion;
  • Commitment to the development of a new or existing research theme that will fully complement/strengthen existing research in the IMH;
  • Experience in collaborative research projects;
  • Substantial and sustained research income generation;
 
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