Watts Professorship of Psychology

University of Oxford - Department of Experimental Psychology in association with Wolfson College

The Watts Professorship in Psychology is prestigious post in the Department of Experimental Psychology in collaboration with Wolfson College, at the University of Oxford. To fill this position, we are seeking a world-renowned academic who is a major research leader in their specialist area of experimental psychology. 

The successful candidate will carry out original research of the highest international standing and enhance the research environment of the department through leadership and collaboration. They will be expected to make major contributions to the strategic direction and governance of the department and to take an active role in governance at Wolfson College. They will contribute significantly to supporting the educational and research aims of the department; advance the department’s culture of diversity, collaboration, fairness, and respect; participate in public-facing activities to engage the public with science; and promote widening access and participation in education.

Start date: 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications for this post are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details about how to apply, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 1 June 2018.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.


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