Lecturer in Psychology (two posts) (Aston University)

Vacancy Reference Number
Closing Date
4 Dec 2019
£35,845 to £49,533

Location: Birmingham, Aston University-Main Campus

Salary: £35,845 to £49,533 (exceptionally to £55,750) per annum

[Grade 8 to 9]

Contract Type: Continuing

Basis: Full Time

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Wednesday 4 December 2019

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Led by an ambitious research and development strategy, we are seeking to build on our established strengths. As part of this initiative, the School of Life and Health Sciences is seeking to appoint two new colleagues who will contribute to the research and teaching profile of Psychology at Aston University.

Candidates for the Lectureships in Psychology may be in the early stages of their academic career but must be able to demonstrate an established track record of research excellence and publications appropriate for their stage. Candidates should also demonstrate a track record in securing research funding, or potential to attract such funding with a clear ambition to develop internationally excellent activity. Candidates should have some experience of undergraduate or postgraduate teaching.

We are seeking to make one appointment to contribute to teaching activities in cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience, and one appointment to contribute to teaching activities in social and health psychology.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate the necessary teamwork skills to foster collaboration with existing colleagues and to build links both within the University and externally, and the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development.

Members of the Psychology Department belong to either the Applied Health Research Group (AHRG) or the Cognition & Neuroscience Research Group (CNRG). Further information about research activities may be found at https://research.aston.ac.uk/en/organisations/applied-health-research-group and https://research.aston.ac.uk/en/organisations/cognition-neuroscience-research-group-cnrg.

The Aston Neuroscience Institute (ANI) encompasses interdisciplinary research for the study of developing brains (https://www2.aston.ac.uk/eas/research/groups/aston-neuroscience-institute). Full and Associate Membership of the institute is available to all members of Psychology.

For more information and to apply, please click here. 

Contact Details

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Head of Psychology, Professor Richard Tunney (r.tunney@aston.ac.uk) for an informal discussion about the posts before applying. You may also wish to consult the Director of Research for Applied Health, Prof. Claire Farrow (c.farrow@aston.ac.uk), the Director of Research for Cognition & Neuroscience, Prof. Brian Roberts (b.roberts@aston.ac.uk), or the Director of the Aston Neuroscience Institute Prof. Amanda Wood (a.wood4@aston.ac.uk). Our web site at http://www.aston.ac.uk/lhs/ provides further details about the School of Life & Health Sciences.