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Assistant Professor in Psychology

University of Birmingham - School of Psychology

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 With potential progression once in post to £56,587 a year (Grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd June 2022
Closes: 8th August 2022
Job Ref: 99836

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Multiple posts available. Grade 9, Associate Professor positions available for suitable candidates.

Interview dates: 19th and 20th September 2022

Role Summary

We are looking for creative, thoughtful and collaborative colleagues who would like to develop their academic careers with us, and who will welcome the opportunity to be part of our research and education teams.

We will consider outstanding applicants in any area of Psychology and/or Neuroscience who align with our school profile and areas of research strength and teaching needs. We are open to appointments at Associate or Assistant Professor level.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive and vibrant research and teaching environment in which everyone in our community can flourish. We support a research culture in which discovery and translation are intertwined and we offer state-of-the-art facilities, bringing together like-minded colleagues to form collaborative teams addressing applied and fundamental questions about brains, minds and the behaviours of individuals and groups.

Main Duties

  • Pursue personal research including developing research ideas and winning support, including financial support.
  • Plan, publish and/or execute high quality research
  • Project manage research activities, and/or supervise other research staff
  • Present findings in high quality publications and conference proceedings
  • Teach and examine courses at a range of levels
  • Plan and review own teaching approaches and act as a mentor to encourage others to do the same
  • Develop programme proposals and make substantial contributions to the design of teaching programmes

Person Specification

  • A relevant higher degree, usually a PhD (complete or close to completion), or equivalent qualifications.
  • Extensive research/teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism
  • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/ research
  • Skills in managing, motivating and mentoring others successfully at all levels

Research

  • Experience and achievement reflected in a growing reputation
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in planning, undertaking and project managing research to deliver high quality results
  • Extensive experience of applying and/or developing and devising successful models, techniques and methods
  • Experience and achievement  in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity

Teaching

  • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching, and advising colleagues 
  • Experience and success in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity that enhances the student experience or employability

For enquiries about any of the opportunities: Professor Edward Wilding (E.L.Wilding@bham.ac.uk);

To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button above or visit our careers website;

https://bham.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=101430233, please quote Job Ref 99836 in all enquiries.

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