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Chair in Mental Health

University of York - Department of Psychology

Location: York
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 28th November 2023
Closes: 28th January 2024
Job Ref: 12874

The Department of Psychology is seeking to appoint an outstanding research-driven scientist to a Chair in Mental Health. This appointment is central to our strategy to expand mental health research as a core theme and is aligned with the recent launch of the Institute of Mental Health Research. As well as expanding mental health research, we’re committed to expanding mental health teaching, and the successful candidate should be a dedicated teacher who would contribute to our undergraduate and/or Master’s programmes.

York has one of the UK’s leading psychology departments. We have an excellent array of research facilities, including a sleep lab, VR lab, the York Neuroimaging Centre and the Wolfson Centre for Development and Family research. In the most recent REF we ranked 8th for overall performance, 2nd for the quality of research papers (95% being classified as world-leading or internationally excellent) and joint 1st for our environment which was rated as 100% 4*.  We have a broad range of research interests including the psychological and neuroscientific bases of memory, perception, language, development and social relationships. We are building capacity in mental health research, with a view to understanding how underlying mechanisms are affected in different psychiatric disorders and how this can inform policy and practice.

Candidates should have a PhD in Psychology (or a relevant discipline) and/or a relevant professional doctorate. They will be expected to demonstrate how they can achieve theoretically-driven research objectives relating to research in the area of mental health, through funding proposals and outputs. Candidates would also be expected to be dedicated teachers of higher education and contribute to the design and delivery of our undergraduate and/or masters programmes.  We welcome applicants with relevant clinical qualifications and will consider fractional appointments.

Female candidates, and candidates who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, are strongly encouraged to apply as they are currently under-represented in senior academic roles at the University.

We received the first Athena SWAN Silver Award for a psychology department and in 2019 we were awarded Gold. We are a large, vibrant department with a strong community atmosphere and a nurturing learning environment. The quality of our teaching and support for students has been endorsed by the British Psychological Society and is reflected by our outstanding NSS scores. We are committed to ensuring that all members of staff achieve their full potential in a supportive, friendly, flexible and responsive work environment.

Closing date: 28/01/2024
Interview date: 23/02/2024

Informal enquiries can be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Lisa Henderson (lisa-marie.henderson@york.ac.uk).

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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