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  • Associate professor

Apply by: 2022-01-31

Associate Professor, School of Psychology

Published 2022-01-14

School of Psychology

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £51,799 to £65,107 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 31 January 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1636321JW

The School of Psychology at the University of Southampton is making strategic academic appointments (≈8 full-time equivalent) to grow our research and research-led undergraduate and postgraduate education.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to innovate teaching and produce the highest quality research in areas that complement and extend our expertise in social and personality psychology, child and adolescent development and developmental psychopathology, cognitive psychology, and mental health, physical health and wellbeing.

You will hold a doctorate in psychology or related discipline, be able to evidence excellence in teaching and research commensurate with your level, and share our ambition to deliver the highest quality research, education and training in psychological science in a research-intensive school.

These positions are offered on a full time, permanent basis.

Interviews are likely to be held in February 2022.

The School of Psychology at Southampton is recognised for producing world-leading, high-impact research, supported by excellent research facilities (REF2014). These include purpose-built laboratories for neuropsychological/cognitive testing, social interaction and behavioural observation, therapeutic intervention and psychopharmacology, child/family studies, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), neurostimulation (TMS/tDCS), psychophysiology, pain research including quantitative sensory testing (QST), eye-tracking, virtual reality and multi-sensory processing. https://www.southampton.ac.uk/psychology/research/index.page

We enjoy long-standing collaborations with University research groups in Medicine (Psychiatry, Primary Care, Public Health), Biological Sciences (Neuroscience), Health Sciences, Education, Social Sciences, Engineering and Computer Science. The Institute for Life Sciences supports further cross-disciplinary collaboration. Our strategic partnerships with schools, NHS Trusts, Government, charities and industry deliver world leading impact (REF2014) and attract significant grant income from all major research funders. 

Our School is one of the largest providers of postgraduate research and clinical training in the UK, offering a range of MSc programmes (Clinical, Health, Research Methods), research doctorates (PhD), Doctoral Programmes in Clinical Psychology (DClin) and Educational Psychology (DEdPsy), and training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). 

Psychology is an ambitious and successful School, ranked in the Global Top 100 (QS, 2021), as well as a friendly and positive place to work. You will join a highly collegiate and professional team who are keen to share expertise, provide mentorship, and support professional development. The School values diversity and equality. We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role, and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities. We recognise that employees may wish to have working patterns that fit with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance, including part-time working. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness. The School of Psychology holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award demonstrating our commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The University of Southampton holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. 

For further details about the posts, you are invited to contact Professor Matt Garner (Head of Psychology: m.j.garner@soton.ac.uk).

Also available:

Level 5: £39,739 to £50,296 

Application Procedure
You should submit your completed online application form and  CV at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1636321JW on all correspondence.