Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship of Experimental Psychology based at the Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford, with effect from 1 January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Lady Margaret Hall. The Associate Professor will join a dynamic and collaborative department whose aim is to conduct world-leading experimental research to understand the psychological and neural mechanisms relevant to human behaviour and to translate these findings into evidence-based public benefits and mental health and wellbeing, education, industry, and policy.
The main duties of this post will be to conduct an independent research programme in the applicant’s area of psychological science, and to contribute to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the department through lectures, practical classes, and supervision, and to college teaching and tutorials. Within this broad focus, we particularly encourage applications from those with expertise in social psychology. We welcome research that helps embed experimental psychology in real-world contexts and brings tangible societal benefits, in line with our commitment to supporting impact.
You should have a doctorate in Psychology or a related science; an ability to contribute to teaching and training of undergraduate and graduate students; a strong and developing track record of research in psychology and allied fields; and current research funding or an independent research track record likely to attract competitive research grant funding. You will also be expected to participate in the administration of Lady Margaret Hall and the Department of Experimental Psychology.
An attractive financial package is offered to the successful applicant, including a College housing allowance (if applicable) of £10,055 per annum plus other benefits.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the ‘Apply’ link herein.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon 26 May 2023. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 19 June 2023.
Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates who are underrepresented in academic posts in Oxford.