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Lecturer in Psychology

Department
Psychology
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full-time
Contract status
Open
Salary
38,832 - 47,722 a year
Apply by
19/06/2018
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Role Description

Psychology at York is seeking to appoint a new lecturer. We welcome applications in any field that complements or extends our existing strengths and takes advantage of the University’s interdisciplinary research-led environment.

The Role

  • Develop research programmes, projects, and proposals for external funding.
  • Lead on, and contribute to, the publication of original research and the production of other research outputs.
  • Design, develop, and deliver high-quality teaching and supervision.
  • Seek opportunities to operate across disciplinary boundaries and to forge collaborations within and outside the Department.
  • Contribute to management and administration as requested by the Head of Department.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

You will hold a PhD in psychology or a related field and experience in research leading to high quality scientific publication. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and enthusiasm for developing and delivering teaching programmes.  You will be willing to work with colleagues across the institution and to contribute to the university’s collaborative ethos.

Why York

The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. It is dynamic, growing, and strongly committed to excellence.

The Department of Psychology has been placed among the top-100 psychology departments in the QS world university rankings every year since 2013. Research in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience at York was ranked 4th in the UK in the most recent national assessment of research quality (REF2014). The Department has held an Athena SWAN Silver Award since 2007 in recognition of its commitment to supporting women in science. Further information about the Department can be found at http://www.york.ac.uk/psychology/.

Interviews will take place in York in the week commencing 17 September 2018.

Starting will be as soon as possible after 1 January 2019.

Informal discussions can be held with the Head of Department, Professor Mike Burton (mike.burton@york.ac.uk, +44 (0)1904 322951) or with the Chair of the Board of Studies, Dr Shirley-Ann Rueschemeyer (shirley-ann.rueschemeyer@york.ac.uk, +44 (0)1904 322885).

 

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

Athena Swan Silver         

A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork

 

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Why York?

York is one of the most successful universities in the UK.

With world-class activity across the spectrum from the physical sciences, life sciences, and social sciences to the humanities, we have been recognised as one of the top 100 universities in the world, gaining outstanding results in official assessments of our research and teaching.