Professor In Quantitative Social Psychology (PSYC18-12)

Durham University - Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Durham University is seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar at Professor level in the field of Quantitative Social Psychology.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of the department’s research and teaching and the successful candidate will play a significant role in establishing Durham as a world-leading centre of excellence in quantitative social science. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, social cognition, attitudes, social influence, intragroup and intergroup processes, prejudice, self and identity and interpersonal processes.

Founded in 1952, the Department of Psychology is consistently ranked as one of the very best in the UK with an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching, research and employability of our students. We are currently ranked 6th in the Complete University Guide, 7th in the Guardian University League Table, and in the top 100 of Psychology Departments world-wide according to the QS World Rankings. The department is well equipped for research in most areas including facilities for fMRI, TMS, tDCS, EEG/ERP, VR, eye movement tracking, biophysiological recording as well as the analysis of visuomotor action and psychophysical performance.

The department also has a motion capture lab, an echo-attenuated chamber, and a suite of observation labs. The department benefits from full IT and mechanical research support from departmental technicians.

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