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Research Fellow For The Biomedical Research Centre Mental Health Theme
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BMH-020202

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 01/12/2022

Salary: £43,414 to £53,353 per annum depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine Health

Division: Division of Psychology and Mental Health

Hours per week: Full tme

Contract Duration: Available from 1 December 2022 until 30 November 2025

School / Directorate: School of Health Sciences

This is a 36-month full time post to work within the recently awarded NIHR funded Manchester Biomedical Research Centre Mental Health theme.

The National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) funds Biomedical Research Centres (BRCs) as experimental medicine centres of excellence via competitive application every five years. Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) has recently been renewed over five years to provide experimental medicine infrastructure funding across Greater Manchester, Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Contracted by the NIHR, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) host the BRC in partnership with the University of Manchester and also with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Manchester BRC drives forward experimental medicine across a range of research themes which are grouped into four clusters: Inflammation, Cancer, High Burden Under Researched Conditions and Disease Complexity as areas where the region has demonstrable strength and which will work collaboratively to improve patient outcomes and embed, build and accelerate personalised health and care for all. 

The School/Department is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School/Department holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof. Gillian Haddock / Prof. Shon Lewis

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.​​​​​​​

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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