Research Associate

Updated: 8 days ago
Location: Cardiff, WALES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 11 Oct 2020

Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences

Cardiff School of Medicine

The Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences at the Cardiff University School of Medicine seeks to appoint a Research Associate to work on an international research project named “Rare Genetic Disorders as a Window into the Genetic Architecture of Mental Disorders” that is funded by the National Institutes of Health (USA). This project will set out to establish the contribution of genetic variation to psychopathology and neurocognitive performance in carriers of CNVs at 22q11.2 and 16p11.2.

This post will lead the bioinformatic analysis of this project, incorporating genomic and detailed phenotypic data to obtain a greater understanding of disease pathology. This will offer an opportunity to work in an internationally leading centre on an exciting and innovative project.

We aim to recruit, motivated, passionate individuals who will stimulate new thinking with progressive and inclusive approaches. We are committed to employing people who will bring difference in background, approach, identity and experiences.

This post is full time (35 hours per week) available from 1st August 2020 and is fixed term until 31st March 2024.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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