Assistant Professor in Psychology

EmployerUniversity of Nottingham
Published19 May 2017
Closing Date20 June 2017
WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK
Life Sciences


34956 to 46924 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The University of Nottingham is a truly global university, ranked consistently among the very best institutions of the world. Established upon an exceptional platform in education, research and industrial engagement in the UK, the University has also built highly successful campuses in Malaysia and China.

Delivering world changing research is part of Nottingham’s history and strategy for the future. The University was ranked 8th (based on research power) of all UK Universities in the last national research audit (REF 2014). Enhancing research quality and impact and growing partnerships is a focus of the University’s vision for the future. Graduates from Nottingham are highly sought after and the University is committed to providing an outstanding, international education to talented students.

The School of Psychology is situated within the Faculty of Science. We are very proud to have been placed in the Top 100 in the most recent QS World University Rankings for Psychology. In the REF 2014, we (alongside Psychiatry and Neuroscience) were ranked in the top 10 in the UK for research power. You will be joining a school with a high quality and exciting research environment that has outstanding facilities for research in psychology and cognitive neuroscience.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor to contribute to the research and teaching of our school. You will have access to a wide range of research facilities and will be supported with an appropriate start-up package. You will lead and deliver both research and teaching.

You will have a PhD, or equivalent, in a relevant area and have experience of research alongside evidence of a publication record. You will have experience of delivering teaching to a high standard. You will have expertise in a relevant area of psychology or cognitive neuroscience.

In return, you’ll receive a generous holiday entitlement and a benefits package including contributory pension scheme as well as salary sacrifice options enabling you to save money on childcare, shopping and services.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The School is proud to hold an Athena Swan SilverAward.

This permanent full-time position is available from September 2017.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Head of School, Professor Paul McGraw , tel: 0115 9515295 or email paul.mcgraw [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


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