There is a thriving academic training scheme within the East of England Deanery, which is attached to the University of Cambridge and the University of East Anglia.
Academic trainees spend between 25% (ACF) and 50% (ACL) of their work time doing research. Further information on clinical academic training can be found on the NIHR website:
The University of Cambridge Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO) has a website full of information relevant for people interested in taking up a clinical academic career in Cambridge:
The University of East Anglia has a similar website for information about Academic Clinical Training with UEA:
If you are interested in Academic Clinical Training in psychiatric neuroscience you are welcome to visit the Cambridge Neuroscience website (https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/), which can help you to explore the research that is happening in Cambridge, find events and meetings, and explore potential supervisors. In fact, the first step in getting a clinical academic post is generally to discuss a project with one of the prospective supervisors.
The following people are currently clinical academic trainees in psychiatry in Cambridge and are happy to be contacted for information (2019):
|Name||Research webpage with contact details / email address:|
|Leonidas Chouliaras (ACL)||https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?lc716|
|Muzaffer Kaser (ACL)||https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?mk708|
|Anne Kershenbaum (ACF)||Anne.Kershenbaum@cpft.nhs.uk|
|Mary-Ellen Lynall (PhD)||https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?mel41|
|Emanuele Osimo (ACF)||https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?emos|
|Nikolina Skandali (ACF)||https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?nskandali|