Opening For MRC Postdoctoral Scientist : London

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For MRC Postdoctoral Scientist : London

 Applications are invited for a 2-year MRC Postdoctoral Scientist research position in the Psychiatric Imaging group at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre (CSC) at the Hammersmith Hospital campus of Imperial College London. The CSC provides an outstanding environment for interdisciplinary research with excellent core support. For a description of the institute and details of core facilities, visit
This is an exciting opportunity for a post-doctoral researcher to develop their research career. You will join existing research projects and develop additional projects relevant to the Group’s core programme. You will also have opportunities for scientific and transferable skills training to help them establish themselves as a research scientist in the field.
The Psychiatric Imaging Group’s research, led by Dr Oliver Howes, focuses on understanding the causes of mental illnesses and improving their treatment using PET and other functional imaging techniques. The successful candidate will take a leading role in the preclinical aspects of the Group’s programme, particularly in vivo imaging using PET.
This is an MRC Postdoctoral Training Scientist position providing training and development supporting post-doctoral scientists in early or changed career paths helping establish them as successful research scientists in their chosen field. During the fellowship tenure we are committed to provide mentorship for career development and improvement of communication skills. We offer a highly attractive benefits package including competitive salary and final salary pension scheme.
Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at and upload your CV (with name of three references) and a cover letter describing motivation and scientific interests. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867003, please quote reference number IRC171373
‘The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer’
Final appointment will be subject to pre-employment screening.
uSalary quoted is inclusive of London weighting. Additional allowances comprise a £1,000 lump sum Settlement Allowance plus a yearly Training Allowance of £850 in the first year, paid in monthly instalments. The Training Allowance increases to £1,300 in year two, and £1,800 in the third year.