Current opportunities & events


PhD studentships at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) and Health Faculties, King's College London

New PhD studentships at the IoPPN and in the Health Faculties at King's College London are advertised throughout the year so it is worth checking for these regularly.

Preparatory and pre-doctoral

Information about available internship opportunities with Health Education England.

Doctoral and post-doctoral

Externally funded three year Clinician Training Fellowships

For NHS professionals wishing to complete a PhD, a range of Fellowship schemes are available depending on your profession. Details of the various fellowship schemes and application rounds can be found at the Training Programme pages for the NIHR Trainees' Coordinating Centre.  

If you are interested in applying for one of these to study at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, you will first need to contact prospective supervisors working in your area. If you require help in identifying a suitable supervisor please contact

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) :  Opportunities for all health-care professions

Further opportunities for research training are available centrally through the NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre

Wellcome Trust :  Clinical scientists (Medical and Clinical Psychologists)

For those who want to develop a long term career in academic medicine but have little or no research training, more information on how to do so can be found at Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowships

Medical Research Council (MRC)

The MRC offer a range of fellowships to meet diverse needs, allowing training placements in the UK, abroad or in industry. More information is available at MRC Fellowships and Clinical Research Training Fellowships

Maudsley Training Programme and NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre and Dementia Unit

Academic Careers in Psychiatry Open Evening

Wednesday 28th September 2016, 17:30 - 19:30 at the SGDP Centre, IoPPN, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ

‘How do I combine research with clinical training?’

The Maudsley rotation is one of the largest psychiatric training programmes in Europe, and allows clinicians in specialist training to gain academic skills at a world-class university in partnership with a leading NHS Foundation Trust.  We are part of the King’s Health Partners, Academic Health Science Centre and have very close links with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), part of King’s College London and the only National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) which specialises in Mental Health Research, providing opportunities to develop research and educational skills across a broad range of methodologies and patient groups.

Whether you are interested in developing research ideas while a clinical trainee, or interested in academic training pathways our programme has something to offer.  Come to the Academic Careers in Psychiatry Open Evening to find about our scheme, hear from current trainees and discover what opportunities are available to get involved in research and enhance your career.

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