Location: School of Psychology, University of Kent, Canterbury
Salary: £32,277 to £45,954
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closes: 21st June 2015
Are you passionate about cognitive psychology or cognitive neuroscience? Do you have the academic skills to challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking?
As a Lecturer in the School of Psychology, you will provide research, teaching, supervision and related administration to enhance the student experience in this subject area.
This position is offered on an ongoing and full time basis.
As Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology/Cognitive Neuroscience you will:
-Undertake research both independently and collaboratively
-Train and support students and colleagues in the use of specialist equipment, programming and analysis
-Contribute to core teaching on the undergraduate and MSC Psychology programmes
As Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology/Cognitive Neuroscience you will have:
-A PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience or a cognate discipline
-Successful completion of world-leading and internationally excellent research
-Evidence of methodological expertise (e.g. TMS, EEG, eye-tracking)
-Evidence of the ability to obtain competitive research grants from UK research councils/other international sources
If you have the skills and experience we are looking for, this role provides a great opportunity to develop your academic career in a supportive and collegiate environment.
School of Psychology
The School of Psychology at the University of Kent is consistently rated in the top 20 of UK course providers.
Based upon factors such as entry standards, student satisfaction, research assessment and graduate prospects, Psychology at Kent ranked 13th in the 2015 Complete University Guide, 14th in the 2015 Guardian University Guide, and 19th in the 2015 Sunday Times/Times Good University Guide.
Our research has four key themes: cognition and neuroscience; developmental psychology; forensic psychology; and social psychology. In all these fields, we have an excellent record of attracting external research funding and postgraduate students and in recent years the School has won funding from the ERC, ESRC, MRC, Leverhulme Trust, British Academy, Nuffield Foundation, Department of Trade and Industry, Age UK, People United, the Higher Education Academy, the Big Lottery Fund, Department of Communities and Local Government, the Ministry of Justice, and HM Prison Service.
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