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Unestablished Lecturer (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Centre for Family Research

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £40,792 to £51,630 pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st February 2019
Closes: 22nd February 2019
Job Ref: XJ17952

The Department of Psychology and the Centre for Family Research invite applications for an Unestablished University Lectureship to be taken up from 1st September 2019. The position is half-time for 2 years.

The Lectureship will cover Professor Susan Golombok's departmental teaching and administrative duties while she is engaged in a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award.

Applicants should have research and teaching expertise in the psychology of parenting and child development, particularly in relation to new family forms such as lesbian mother families, gay father families, single mothers by choice and families created by assisted reproductive technologies including in vitro fertilisation (IVF), donor insemination, egg donation and surrogacy.

Applicants must have a good first degree and a PhD in Psychology on a relevant topic, and strong evidence of research excellence.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Interviews will be held on Monday 25th March 2019

For enquiries about the post please contact the Director of the Centre for Family Research, Professor Susan Golombok (

Please quote reference XJ17952 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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