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Lecturer in Cognitive Neuropsychology

University of Kent - School of Psychology

Location: Canterbury
Salary: £34,189 to £48,677 per annum, Grade 7/8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th March 2019
Closes: 21st April 2019
Job Ref: SS-001-19

The School of Psychology are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Cognitive Neuropsychology to contribute to their ambitious research and teaching goals.

If you have a strong theoretical interest in academic psychology and a good knowledge of current neuropsychological practice this could be the perfect opportunity for you. 

Ideally you will have experience with at least one of the other neuroscientific methods currently practised in the School which include EEG, eye-tracking, neuro-modulation, virtual reality, and other advanced behavioural techniques.

As Lecturer in Psychology you will:

  • Supervise students undertaking their final year project and MSc project; supervise and examine PhD students, both within the institution and externally 
  • Hold strategic roles in the wider research community, such as referee/peer reviewer for academic journals and grant applications
  • Undertake sustained, internationally excellent research and impact 
  • Lead on successful research and enterprise funding bids                                                             

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • PhD or equivalent in Psychology, neuroscience, or related discipline
  • Evidence of discipline-relevant methodological expertise
  • Able to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students and to inspire them to learn
  • Evidence of ability to obtain competitive research grants (commensurate with stage of career)

The School of Psychology overlooks Canterbury with a view of the cathedral. It is a leading centre of research and education with a commitment to scientific excellence, a concern for tackling problems of contemporary relevance and a commitment to have positive impact. 

We currently have over 40 faculty members, 80 PhD students and a diverse range of externally - funded research projects that employ numerous post-doctoral staff. All are supported by an experienced Professional and Technical Services team.                                              

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on quoting ref number: SS-001-19

Please note - You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.  Please also submit a 2 page 3-5 year research plan

If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage. 

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check – Please note, this post will require a DBS check.

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Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered. The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels

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