Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology

University of Salford - School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences has an expanding Directorate of Psychology and Public Health and is pleased to announce that due to growth in Psychology is seeking to appoint a permanent Lecturer to contribute to our Undergraduate and Postgraduate Psychology provision.

The Directorate currently offers BPS accredited undergraduate courses in BSc (Hons) Psychology, BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling Studies, BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology and BSc (Hons) Psychology of Sport. Postgraduate programmes include the MSc Applied Psychology (Therapies), MSc Applied Psychology (Addictions), MSc Media Psychology MSc Psychology of Coercive Control.

Our research theme is ‘Applied Psychology: Social, Physical and Technology Enabled Environments’ Our team is passionate about researching how people interact with their social, physical and technology-enabled environments across the lifespan. In turn, we also strive to deliver research which aspires ‘to make a difference’ to users whilst also contributing to original theoretical foundations.

Our track record includes partnerships with authorities, policy-influencing organizations, companies and health-providers. Our research has attracted funding from EPSRC, ESRC, Technology Strategy Board and the Home Office.

The successful candidate will have access to a wide range of research facilities and will be supported with an appropriate research allowance. The Directorate has recently received £500,000 of investment to further develop our research facilities. Currently the Directorate has a range of psychological, physiological and neuroimaging equipment including functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) neuroimaging systems, EEG, and dedicated experimental testing suites, Biopac physiological recording systems, and three eye-trackers (for use in natural and laboratory environments). This recent investment will be used to create a new research facility, as well as fund the purchase of a new fNIRS system, a transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) system, physiological monitoring equipment, and additional eye-tracking capabilities.

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We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer who will be able to contribute to the research and the teaching of the Directorate with particular emphasis on the core areas of the undergraduate BPS syllabus as well as our MSc modules at postgraduate level. You would also be expected to contribute to the supervision of MSc and PhD students.

The University of Salford is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all our employees and potential employees. Applications are therefore welcomed from individuals of all backgrounds as we strive to reflect a rich diversity throughout our organisation.

Please note that this role will close at 11.59pm on the closing date.

For more information and to apply for this vacancy please visit: http://www.jobs.salford.ac.uk/

Closing date:   27th April 2018

Interview date:  TBC

At the University of Salford we are committed to an inclusive approach to promoting equality and diversity.

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