Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Psychology Ref 3758

Post Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Psychology
School/department
:  School of Psychology  
Hours: Full time
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business needs)
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 3758
Salary: Grade 7 starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum; Grade 8 starting from £41,526 to £49,553 per annum; Grade 9 starting at £51,034 to £59,135 per annum
Placed on: 29 May 2020
Closing date: 29 June 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of this date.
Expected Interview date: w/c 6 July 2020
Expected start date: 1 October 2020


Job description 

The School of Psychology is looking to recruit two full-time faculty members at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader level, specifically in the areas of developmental psychology, social psychology (especially intergroup relations), and/or digital mental health.  For at least one of the posts, we will prioritise candidates with expertise in using qualitative research methods. You should be able to enhance or extend the existing research within the School, and should demonstrate the ability to make a significant contribution to our undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

The University of Sussex is a leading teaching and research institution and is ranked within the top 150 in the world. The School of Psychology at the University of Sussex is one of the most academically diverse and influential centres for the study of psychology in the UK with considerable strengths in both research and teaching. We have a longstanding commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and we are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Silver Award (2020) for our work promoting gender equality. In the latest World University Rankings, the School is placed within the top 75 internationally, and within the top 10 nationally.  Psychology at Sussex was ranked 10th in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework and receives excellent student ratings for its undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. We offer a very highly regarded undergraduate degree course and a suite of PGT courses, and we have a substantial group of doctoral students, supported in part by ESRC and Leverhulme Trust funded doctoral training programmes.

Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of School, Professor Robin Banerjee (robinb@sussex.ac.uk).

The University of Sussex believes that the diversity of its staff and student community is fundamental to creative thinking, pedagogic innovation, intellectual challenge, and our interdisciplinary approach to research and learning. We celebrate and promote diversity, equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background.  All roles are open to flexible work arrangements as part of the university’s commitment to be flexible by default. Applications for a job share are welcome and would be considered fully for this role.

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How to apply

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