Warwick Psychology Department

Reader/Associate Professor (76072-095) 

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£47,328 - £58,172 per annum


University of Warwick, Coventry

Vacancy Overview

The Warwick Psychology Department – ranked 7th in the UK for its outputs in REF 2014 – is now making a major new appointment in social psychology that will complement and expand existing Departmental strengths in any of its core areas of research (Behavioural Science; Language and Learning; Lifespan Health and Wellbeing). This post will be at Reader or Associate Professor level. 

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and ambitious individual dedicated to high quality research in their field. They will engage with research across the University, and identify and develop new opportunities for funded research. The successful candidate will also contribute towards the Department’s commitment to conducting world class research of importance to society. 

Candidates will hold a PhD in Psychology or equivalent in a closely related subject. They will join a research Department committed to conducting research across a wide range of areas of psychology, with strong local, national and international networks and collaborations. Candidates will be expected to undertake research, teaching, administration and other activities supporting the work of the Department and developing and enhancing its reputation, both internal and external to the University. Particularly welcome will be the ability to contribute and develop the range of undergraduate / postgraduate modules currently offered in the Department. 

Alongside an excellent publication record, the successful candidate will have proven ability to independently attract external research funding. They will show clear ability to develop their own programme of research and be capable of establishing and leading research activities of international excellence. They must be a good communicator with strong interpersonal skills. Strong candidates will ideally conduct work that demonstrates commitment to research of importance to society.


Closing date 1 November 2015

Further details online at http://bit.ly/1NFX0Ub