Vacancy ID:
9311
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Psychology and Vision Sciences
Vacancy terms:
Full-time, or job share considered (minimum 0.5FTE), Permanent
Salary details:
Grade 8 £44,263 to £54,395 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Hours per week:
37.5
04 Mar 2024
About the role

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer with outstanding potential to contribute to the development, organisation and delivery of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels within the College of Life Sciences, and primarily within the School of Psychology and Vision Sciences. We would like to hear from you if you have expertise in cognitive neuroscience, artificial intelligence, computational neuroscience or cognitive modelling. We are a world leading research led university and we encourage applications from candidates actively engaging with open science methods.

As part of the role, you will be responsible to the Head of School and will undertake other research, scholarship, teaching, administration and other activities supporting the work of the School and developing and enhancing its reputation, both internal and external to the University. You will work in a very supportive environment with research and teaching mentoring. At the heart of the UK, the University of Leicester is a research-intensive university. Different areas of activity are balanced by a workload model to ensure fair and transparent balance between staff and different areas of activity.

About you
To be the ideal candidate for this role, you will have gained a PhD in Psychology or a cognate discipline and you will have the ability to demonstrate your expert skills and outstanding ability in research that are internationally recognised. You will have a clear future research plan that aligns with the areas of research interests outlined above and a commitment to high-quality teaching, ensuring our students can get the best experience possible.
 
You will also have great interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to plan, organise, implement, and deliver programmes of research in a co-operative manner.
Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Kevin Paterson on [email protected]

 
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
 
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.
 
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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