Lecturer in Social Psychology (CSS117)

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The School of Psychology at the University of Lincoln is enjoying an exciting period of expansion, and is seeking to further support and develop research in the school through the creation of an Early Career Research Lectureship in the area of Social Psychology.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic researcher to contribute to the development of research at Lincoln. Candidates should have a strong recent publication record of outputs suitable for submission to future Research Excellence Framework assessments, and a clear strategy for future external funding applications.

The applicants could come from the area of Social psychology. This is a chance to expand your research experience and to work collaboratively with senior researchers within the school to support existing and develop new research programmes. You will be expected to publish peer reviewed journal articles and submit funding applications with the aim of establishing themselves as independent researchers. In addition, it is expected that the appointee will be willing to contribute to supervision of junior research staff and PhD students as well as making small scale contributions to undergraduate and post-graduate teaching within the school including supervision of student research projects.

The School of Psychology has just moved in to a new purpose build building with an extensive range of well equipped dedicated research facilities including EEG, TMS, VR, Eye tracking (Tobii, Eyelink, DPI, Ober and VSG), Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound imaging, Sleep and Baby labs and resources to support comparative / animal based research in the field. In addition to extensive new laboratory facilities, the School of Psychology has invested in a new 3D scanner which can take 3D pictures of faces and bodies which can then be morphed to alter different features.

Based at the heart of the beautiful historic city of Lincoln, you will join a friendly and thriving department with an outstanding reputation for student experience and rising reputation for excellence in research. The most recent Research Excellence Framework judged 90% of our research to be of international significance, with much of our work having outstanding levels of real world impact. We strongly value the development of early career researchers and support their progression by ensuring low teaching and administrative loads and provision of mentoring support. The University supports the progress and advancement of women in science and the School of Psychology was recently awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze award.

Closing Date: 08 Jul 2018
Category: Academic

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