The Social, Genetic and Development Psychiatry Centre, King’s College London, is recruiting a Senior Lecturer to develop a research programme in structural equation modelling and allied methods, applied to behavioural genetics, genomics, twin studies and longitudinal cohorts. Interested? More details here.
The successful candidate will join the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) Centre and develop a research programme in structural equation modelling and allied methods, as applied to behavioural genetics, genomics, twin studies and longitudinal cohorts.
The post holder will perform independent research developing and applying methodologies that complement the existing interdisciplinary mix in this vibrant research Centre. The SGDP Centre’s expertise includes developmental psychology, epidemiology, behavioural genetics, statistical genetics, lifespan approaches, digital phenotyping, cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, and the integration of administrative and biomarker data. The successful candidate will have an interest in, and ideally experience of, undertaking interdisciplinary research. She/he will establish a research programme as principal investigator attracting external funding, as well as collaborating with other research groups within this friendly and supportive Centre. We encourage open science practices in data, software and publishing.
Education and training of the next generation of scientists is a priority at the SGDP. The post holder will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching by leading a module on the MSc in Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology, supervising MSc/BSc research projects, and leading new educational initiatives.
Applications are encouraged from researchers whose work is synergistic with the SGDP Centre strengths. At King’s, we encourage applications from underrepresented backgrounds .We are deeply committed to embedding good equality and diversity practice into all of our activities so that the university is an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to work and study, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. King’s offers inclusive benefits to staff including flexible working, Enhanced Parental Leave, funds for Parents and Carers and the potential to join community staff networks.
This post will be offered on an indefinite contract
This is a full-time post but a part-time post will be considered