Lecturer in Psychology (two posts)

University of York - Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at York is seeking to appoint two new Lecturers. We aim to recruit exceptionally able academics who can complement or extend our existing strengths.  We welcome applications in any relevant field, but would be especially interested to make one appointment in the neuroscience of mental health

The Role

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

Why York
The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. It is energetic, 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 out of 82 submissions in the most recent national assessment of research quality. 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/.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in Psychology or a related field.

These are full-time posts, (37 hours a week) and are available on an open-ended basis.

Interviews for the posts will take place in York on Monday 3 April and Tuesday 4 April.

Starting dates are negotiable but are expected to be no later than 1st September 2017.

Informal discussions can be held with the Head of Department, Professor Quentin Summerfield (quentin.summerfield@york.ac.uk, +44 (0)1904 322913) or with the Chair of the Board of Studies, Dr Shirley-Ann Rueschemeyer (shirley-ann.rueschemeyer@york.ac.uk, +44 (0)1904 322885).

For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity. 


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