|Location:||London, New Cross|
|Salary:||£40,987 to £48,250 per annum|
|Placed On:||24th March 2023|
|Closes:||17th April 2023|
(Required from 1st August 2023, with a view of starting earlier where possible)
Hours: 35 per week
Closing date for applications: 17th April 2023
Job talks and Interviews: Week starting 22nd May 2023
Psychology at Goldsmiths
Applications are invited for three permanent posts at Lecturer level in the Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London. To each post we wish to appoint an outstanding individual with a developing or established independent research programme that provides the basis for making world leading scientific contributions, and excellent and inspiring contributions to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
We encourage applicants from all areas of psychology and cognitive neuroscience to apply and seek to appoint individuals who can complement existing or establish new areas of strength in the Department. The five broad research groups in the Department are:
One of the three post will develop a new online MSc in Real World Psychology, and we encourage applicants with teaching and/or research focus on digital modes of conducting research and learning and teaching provision to apply for this post specifically. We also intend to strengthen our staff profile in developmental, health and clinical psychology.
The Psychology department at Goldsmiths boasts a vibrant research community in an inherently interdisciplinary environment at the intersection of the arts, the social and the life sciences. The department has a successful & long-standing track record of attracting significant research funding. 100% of our research impact and 82% of our overall research activity is rated officially world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance & rigour (Research Excellence Framework 2021). Psychology at Goldsmiths is ranked in the UK Top 40 for research power (Times Higher Education rankings, Research Excellence Framework 2021) and in the Top 150 of Psychology Departments worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023). The department houses state-of-the-art research facilities, including brain stimulation, lab-based and mobile EEG, wearable sensing and eye-tracking equipment. We are strongly committed to open science principles and to applying research to influence policy and practice in society and real-world contexts. The department supports early career researchers through internally funded PhD bursaries, an individual mentoring scheme and university-wide research seed-funding initiatives.
Campus-based and in the heart of southeast London, the Psychology department at Goldsmiths offers a distinctive research-led teaching & learning experience to a highly diverse local and global student population. Our undergraduate programme is the UK’s top psychology programme for social mobility (Sutton Trust Universities and Social Mobility report 2021). We are in the process of transforming our UG programme with a focus on three themes, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Cognition & Culture and Psychology & Society to provide a current, critical and creative psychology education that prepares students for addressing the challenges of modern society. Our postgraduate programmes have a strong focus on interdisciplinarity and real-world applications, including the MSc in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience (delivered together with the Goldsmiths Computing department), a BPS accredited MSc in Forensic Psychology & two internationally unique programmes bridging the arts and cognitive neuroscience, the MSc in Music, Mind and Brain & the MSc Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics and Creativity.
The full job description is including essential and desirable criteria is available here.
For informal discussions about the posts please contact the Co-Heads of Department, Prof José van Velzen & Dr Guido Orgs (HoD.Psych@gold.ac.uk).
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