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About the role

We are looking for an excellent researcher to develop and enhance the reputation of the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour. We are particularly interested in attracting applicants with research interests in the areas of perception and cognition in communication (such as psycholinguistics), artificial intelligence and human-machine interaction, resilience and psychological wellbeing or mental health psychology.

This post provides the opportunity for those with excellent academic potential to contribute to high quality research and teaching within the Department.

You will be expected to contribute to raising levels of research activity, research income, teaching excellence and the overall visibility of the Department. You will undertake high quality individual and collaborative research in line with the Department’s aim of producing world-leading research with meaningful impact.

You will undertake undergraduate teaching primarily in the School of Psychology and be involved in postgraduate training at MSc and PhD level.

About you

The successful applicant will be an excellent researcher, as demonstrated by high quality publications in peer-reviewed journals and will show the potential to attract external funding to support future research. You will have an international research profile that complements existing strengths in the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour.

Additional information

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here. 
 
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to:
Professor Ian Forsythe, Head of the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, on idf@leicester.ac.uk
Professor John Maltby, Professor of Differential Psychology, on jm148@leicester.ac.uk
Professor Kevin Paterson, Professor of Experimental Psychology, on kbp3@leicester.ac.uk
Dr Jose Prados, Head of the School of Psychology, on jpg19@leicester.ac.uk