Lectureship in Psychology (adult cognition), Lancaster University UK


We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer (the equivalent of Assistant Professor) in the area of adult cognition especially, but not limited to, expertise in moral cognition, social cognition as it relates to perspective taking and trust, working memory and attention, and/or cognition in applied contexts.

You should have a track record of research and teaching excellence demonstrated by publications, research grant acquisition, socio-economic impact, and teaching experience, commensurate with stage of career.

The Department has excellent research facilities in a dedicated two-storey building with specialised laboratories devoted to a range of methodologies, including: auditory perception, eye tracking, EEG, interviewing and observation, motion capture, and virtual reality testing, sleep studies, and psychopharmacological testing. For details of our research groups and facilities, please visit: www.lancaster.ac.uk/psychology/research.

Lancaster University is a top 10 UK University. The quality of the Department’s international research is mirrored by the quality of its teaching (e.g., The Daily Telegraph currently features Lancaster as a top-10 UK undergraduate psychology course). The department actively supports open science initiatives, including the development of good research practices, regular meetings of our Open Science group, and the embedding of research integrity within our teaching curriculum and postgraduate training.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to the Head of Department, Prof. Kate Cain (email: k.cain@lancaster.ac.uk Tel: 01524 593990).

Further information about the Department is also available at: www.lancaster.ac.uk/psychology

Full details of the application process can be found here:

Ref: A1083

Closing date: 27 April 2017.