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Assistant Professor in Real-World Data Analytics (Clinical)

Applications are invited for this new post be held at the University of Cambridge, within the Department of Psychiatry, with the purpose of building on existing foundations already laid by Dr's Rudolf Cardinal and Anna Moore to allow Cambridge Psychiatry to become leaders in the analysis of electronic health records to drive improved outcomes for people with mental health conditions across the lifespan.

This is a post supported by Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) and the role-holder will undertake one day per week clinical duties in services for CPFT as an honorary consultant psychiatrist, one day administrative / citizenship (CPFT and university) and three days a week research in the area of clinical data analytics within the Department of Psychiatry.

We are looking for candidates who are credible as future independent research leaders, capable of raising grant income as principal applicants to peer-reviewed funding agencies, professionally managing research staff, and inspiring and educating students especially at postgraduate level. We are especially interested in candidates whose intellectual credibility as independent scientists is matched by their commitment to enhancing clinical services in the NHS.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed via email to: Professor Tamsin Ford, Department of Psychiatry,

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 14 June 2023.

This is an integrated appointment between the University and the relevant NHS Trust/Body ("NHS Trust"). You will therefore also be issued with an Honorary Research Contract by the NHS Trust. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.

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To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages, to include date of PhD and details of any career gaps if applicable), contact details of 3 referees, and a short prospectus for how they plan to establish and grow their own group as a PI in the Department, working closely with clinical management in CPFT. Please also upload completed additional information form with your application.

Please quote reference RN36697 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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