Assistant Professor in Psychology (two positions available)

University of Nottingham - Psychology

Location: University Park

Salary: £35,550 to £47,722 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The University of Nottingham is a truly global university, ranked consistently among the very best institutions of the world. Established upon an exceptional platform in education, research and industrial engagement in the UK, the University has also built highly successful campuses in Malaysia and China.

Delivering world-changing research is part of Nottingham’s history and strategy for the future. The University was ranked eighth (based on research power) of all UK universities in the last national research audit (REF 2014). Enhancing research quality and impact and growing partnerships is a focus of the University’s vision for the future. Graduates from Nottingham are highly sought after and the University is committed to providing an outstanding, international education to talented students.

The School of Psychology is situated within the Faculty of Science. We are very proud to have been placed in the Top 100 in the most recent QS World University Rankings for Psychology. In the REF 2014, we (alongside Psychiatry and Neuroscience) were ranked in the top 10 in the UK for research power. You will be joining a school with a high quality and exciting research environment that has outstanding facilities for research in psychology and cognitive neuroscience. 

We are seeking to appoint 2 Assistant Professors to lead and deliver individual and collaborative research and teaching in the area of developmental disorders and/or child mental health but welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any relevant area of psychology or cognitive neuroscience. You will have access to a wide range of research facilities and will be supported with an appropriate start-up package. 

You will have a PhD, or equivalent, in a relevant area and have experience of research alongside evidence of a publication record. You will have experience of delivering teaching to a high standard. 

In return, you will receive a generous holiday entitlement and a benefits package including contributory pension scheme as well as salary sacrifice options enabling you to save money on childcare, shopping and services.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The School is proud to hold an Athena Swan Silver Award.

These permanent full-time positions are available from April 2018.

The interviews will be held over a 2-day period to be confirmed.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of School, Professor Paul McGraw, tel: 0115 951 5295 or email: paul.mcgraw@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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