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Lectureships in Psychology

Reference Number
60023968 60023969
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School / Service
School of Arts and Social Sciences
Department of Psychology
Contract Duration
Salary Range (£)
36001 to 51260


City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City is in the UK’s top twenty (Guardian University Guide) and the world’s top four per cent (Times Higher Education World University Rankings). City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects, is in the top ten in the UK for starting salaries and is second in London for student satisfaction. City joined the University of London federation in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in academic staff, estate and systems and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

City is seeking to appoint two outstanding academics to Lectureships in Psychology.  The Department will welcome applications from academics whose research will complement its work in the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit, Counselling Psychology, Organisational Psychology, Decision Making & Behavioural Economics, Developmental Psychology, and Human Memory.  Applications will be particularly welcome in the areas of mathematical psychology, behavioural economics, or eating behaviour.


The appointed Lecturers will contribute to the delivery of the Department’s courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

Person Specification

The successful candidates will hold a PhD or have extended research experience in Psychology or a closely related discipline; will have produced or will be on track to produce research of world-leading or internationally excellent quality; will have a track record in securing research funding or the potential to attract such funding; and will have recognised or potential expertise in education.

Additional Information

The role is available from 1st October 2017 or earlier by negotiation.

Closing date: 11.59pm on 13th June 2017.

Interviews are scheduled for 4th July 2017.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.


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