Clinical Research Fellow

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Amar Annamalai
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Clinical Research Fellow

Clinical Research Fellow in Psychiatry and Mental Health
Ref: 133
Fixed term for 2 years, Part Time (0.5 fte)
Salary range: FTE £31,838 - £35,952 per annum pro rata

Applications are invited from a highly motivated Clinical Research Fellow to work with Professor Hugo Critchley on a programme funded by the European Research Council that examines the role of bodily states of arousal on the processing of fear and threat stimuli in the human brain, with relevance to anxiety. This ERC Advanced Grant is titled ‘Cardiac control of fear in the brain’.

The successful applicant will be a clinician with appropriate level of qualification and established eligibility with interest and ambition to pursue with high quality research in clinical neuroscience, particularly in the area of psychiatry and mental health. Applicants must have a medical qualification and be registered to practice in the UK.

The post will combine clinical research in patients, with the opportunity to gain experience in human neuroimaging, and psychophysiological techniques for examining brain body interaction in clinical and non-clinical populations.

Previous experience in conducting clinical research, particularly if relevant to people accessing mental health services, is highly desirable. Applicants with technical skills applicable to human neuroscience and experience in the analysis and presentation of experimental research will also be very useful to this post. Informal enquiries about the project should be directed to Professor Hugo Critchley (, Tel:  +441273678336 .

Candidates are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the range of research activity undertaken from the laboratory and collaborators within BSMS and the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Sciences.

Deadline: 13 June 2013

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