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Lecturer in Psychology (Enhanced Research)

Swansea University - Psychology

Location: Swansea
Salary: £34,189 to £39,609 per annum together with USS benefits. Grade 8.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd August 2019
Closes: 22nd September 2019
Job Ref: AC03696

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Salary: Grade 8 - £34,189 to £39,609 per annum together with USS benefits

Location:  This position will be based at the Singleton Campus

To deliver its top 20 ambition Swansea University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer with excellence in research in the Department of Psychology. To facilitate this goal, Swansea University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer with strong or potentially strong research outputs. The appointment will be on a Research Academic Career Pathway. In REF 2014 Psychology at Swansea was ranked 27th in the UK and rated as having 44% world-leading research (4*). It was ranked 1st equal in the UK for research impact (100% world-leading (4*)).

The department has a thriving research community with research groups in: Clinical and Health Psychology, Cognition and Perception, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Forensic Psychology. Applications are invited from individuals with strengths in these areas, although strong applications in other areas of psychology will also be considered.   In addition to their research, the postholder will be expected to make a contribution to teaching and graduate supervision in psychology both at undergraduate and postgraduate level, but also across the College where required, in addition to sharing organisational and academic administrative responsibilities.

In the College of Human and Health Sciences, we currently have an under-representation of those from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and would encourage applications from these groups. Appointments will be made on merit.

In the College of Human and Health Sciences, we currently have an under-representation of males and would encourage applications from males for this post. Appointments will be made on merit.

Applicants must meet all the essential criteria on the job description. Essential criteria includes:

  • A PhD in a relevant subject area or a degree and relevant professional experience or qualification
  • Demonstrate the potential to achieve, or having success in securing resources to underpin original research activity

Swansea University recruits’ staff on Academic Career Pathways where there are three enhanced academic strands (Enhanced Research; Enhanced Teaching and Scholarship; and Enhanced Innovation and Engagement).

This post is on the Enhanced Research pathway.

For more information on Academic Career Pathways, please click here.

To apply

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Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation. Applicants should also attach a Curriculum Vitae.

Those invited for interview will be asked to deliver a 15 minute talk outlining the contribution their research would make to the Department of Psychology.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Paul Bennett, Head of Department: e-mail; telephone 01792606830

Closing Date: 22nd September 2019

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