Clinical Professor in Psychiatry and Translational Neuroimaging

University of Nottingham
School of Medicine - Division of Psychiatry & Applied Psychology
Closing Date
WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Clinical Professor in Psychiatry and Translational Neuroimaging

Salary will be within the Professorial range, minimum 61,618 per annum (pro rata if applicable)

As part of its ambitious Research Strategy the University is making a significant investment in its research capacity and capability through six multi-million pound cross-disciplinary Beacons of Excellence (Beacons). Beacons will represent a critical mass, undertaking a coherent and integrated portfolio of research, doctoral training and knowledge exchange activities in a well-defined research area, carrying out discovery and challenge-led research and related activities, with an objective to be demonstrably amongst the best in the world. This position will be funded by the Precision Imaging Beacon. Our mission is to deliver world class research to help address the challenge of diseases that have the biggest impact on our societies and lack adequate treatment. Our advances in imaging for precision medicine offer the prospect of new understanding and revolutionary treatments to offer personalised care.

The University of Nottingham is the home of MRI. This pioneering invention continues to transform lives and medical care across the world. MRI, which grew from an idea in the Physics department 40 years ago, is now used in more than 60 million clinical examinations around the world every year.

We have an internationally leading position in biomedical imaging research, and our advances in medical imaging are driving the development of personalised therapies in mental health and other chronic diseases. We are driving the discovery and translation of new imaging tools which will transform non-invasive diagnosis, improve the outcomes for patients, and better evaluate the success of medical interventions. Our researchers have expertise across Precision Imaging – from mathematics and computer science, to physics and medicine.

We are proactively engaging within and across Faculties, in particular Research Centres and Institutes across the University. We have clearly identified objectives that we must deliver against in order to release funding to enable on-going delivery. The role holder will advance the disciplines of precision imaging and mental health through research, knowledge transfer and teaching. The role holder will also provide academic leadership to colleagues, research staff and students. The post will be based jointly in the Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology at the Institute of Mental Health, and in the Precision Imaging Beacon.

This permanent role is available immediately, the first 5 years will focus on performing high quality research within the Beacon. To recognise this focus the first 5 years of the role will be 80% original research within the Beacon, 20% contribution to other activities in the relevant School (please note the role profile is subject to Royal College approval). The level of appointment will be determined by your breadth and depth of experience, research reputation, qualifications and skill level in relation to the role criteria.

Hours of work are full-time (40 hours per week), however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 24 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Cheryl Ruse, Head of Operations for the Beacon, tel: 0115 8231176 or email cheryl.ruse [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">


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