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Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology

Keele University - School of Psychology

Location: Keele
Salary: £51,630 to £59,828 (Grade 9)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th July 2019
Closes: 25th August 2019
Job Ref: KU00001227

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at

The School of Psychology welcomes applications from ambitious individuals to strengthen our position as a School dedicated to research and teaching excellence. In particular, the successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership of our Developmental Psychology Research Group and of our MSc in Child Development. The School has a growing research profile, and this post presents an ideal opportunity for the successful candidates to contribute to our research ambitions. The successful candidate will have an established track-record of research and teaching excellence.

The Developmental Psychology Research Group brings together academics with an interest in children’s social development, cognitive development, and their health and well-being. The group is interested in researching how children develop across many different settings, particularly within education and forensic sectors. The group also coordinates the teaching on the MSc in Child Development, developing the next generation of developmental researchers.

The successful candidate will utilise primarily advanced quantitative or mixed methods. The successful candidate will conduct and publish research of international standards, and will demonstrate a commitment to applying for external funding for their research programme. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to the principles of open and reproducible science; applicants are encouraged to address in their application how they have engaged (or plan to engage) with these practices in their work.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr. Jim Grange (Head of School) –

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

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