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Lecturer in Behaviour Analysis

Queen's University Belfast - School of Social Sciences, Education and Social work

Location: Belfast
Salary: £33,199 to £50,132 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th August 2019
Closes: 23rd September 2019
Job Ref: 19/107779

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities in the UK and Ireland, combining excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos, for our 24,000 students and 4,200 staff, funded through an annual turnover of some £300m. As a driver of innovation and talent, based on excellence and global strategic partnerships, we offer generous employment terms and underpinned by excellent lifestyle benefits including opportunities for family friendly working and support for wellbeing.

The School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work is committed to the Athena SWAN Charter principles , aimed at advancing gender equality in academia.

Our five core values - Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence - are shared by our staff and students, representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international organisation.

This is a full time permanent post.

You will undertake research in line with the School’s research strategy and teach behaviour analysis at postgraduate level whilst contributing to the School’s administration/outreach activities.

The School of Social Sciences, Education and Social work have nearly 150 staff, around 220 students taking doctoral programmes, nearly 800 Masters-level students, over 670 undergraduates and 5,500 students taking Open Learning short courses.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A relevant degree
  • Hold or be about to obtain a PhD in Education or cognate discipline
  • Be a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA)
  • A publication record (including papers in press) commensurate with stage of career that is REF returnable.
  • Evidence of contributions to behaviour analytic research projects, e.g., writing final reports etc appropriate to stage of career

Further information about the School can be found at

Salary scale: £33,199 to £50,132 per annum

Closing date: Monday 23 September 2019

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 30 October 2019

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability.

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