Cardiff University - School of Psychology

Directorate: PSYCH - School of Psychology

Cardiff University School of Psychology is seeking to appoint a Professor who can complement and extend our research and impact strengths, and provide engaging teaching. We are one of the largest and best psychology departments in the UK ('Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience' at Cardiff was placed 2nd in the UK Research Excellence Framework 2014).

We seek applicants in the following areas to strengthen and link our current internationally competitive research themes (

i.Social Psychology & Environmental Psychology
ii.Neuroscience (including computational neuroscience and behavioural neuroscience).
iii.Health Psychology and Human Development (including dementia and developmental imaging)
iv.Cognitive Science

We are committed to supporting early career scientists and offer attractive start-up packages that typically include research funds, initial RA support, a PhD studentship and reduced teaching and administrative load for the first year ( The School of Psychology has an Athena SWAN Silver Award (

Applicants are also encouraged to consider the Ser Cymru schemes, which allow research focus for 3-5 years and can be held simultaneously with a permanent offer ( You may signal this in the application.

The University is committed to sustaining our positive working environment to enable all staff to flourish and achieve. Applications are welcome from individuals who wish to work part-time or full time.


Professor: Salary will be on the professorial scale and will be commensurate with the experience and achievements of the successful applicant.

Start date: We suggest the best start date will be within September 2017. We can consider other start dates (such as in 2018) and will be flexible if our commitments allow.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds.

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