Lecturer in Psychology (Cognitive)

University of Salford

United Kingdom

September 25, 2022


Opportunity ID


Opportunity Closing Date

25/09/2022, 23:55

Primary Location

Salford - Frederick Road Campus

School or Business Unit

School of Health & Society

Contract Type

Full Time Permanent


£43,414 - £51,805


Lecturer in Psychology (Cognitive)

A bit about the School of Health & Society…

The School of Health and Society is one of the largest specialist providers of degree-level education in the United Kingdom. We provide a diverse range of programmes from undergraduate degrees in physiotherapy and psychology, to postgraduate degrees in public health and sports injury rehabilitation.

The Directorate of Psychology and Sport continues to expand, and we are seeking additional staff to support this growth.

So what will the role involve?

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Psychology (Cognitive) to add to our successful Psychology subject area. Applicants are expected to have a first degree in in Psychology or a related subject, preferably with GBC status with the British Psychological Society. You should have a PhD in Psychology or a closely related discipline (or be close to completion) or have substantial relevant industry/sector experience. The post requires someone who is research active and who can play a full part in the activities of the Directorate. The appointed person will be expected to contribute to teaching and assessment in the core areas of the BPS syllabus (including Cognitive Psychology). You should have research interests relevant to Cognitive Psychology and/or other areas within the core areas of the BPS syllabus, cognitive neuroscience, mental health, addictions, media psychology, and the psychology of coercive control.

For further information on the role, please contact the Director of Psychology and Sport, Dr Steve Atkins (S.J.Atkins@Salford.ac.uk) or the Head of Psychology, Dr Linda Dubrow-Marshall (L.Dubrow-Marshall@Salford.ac.uk).

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave - plus the ability to buy holiday days
  • Flexible, agile and hybrid working - we support a culture of both flexible and agile working to help manage the demands of work with personal life subject to business requirements
  • Professional development - a comprehensive package of personal development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential
  • Wellbeing support - dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships.
  • Greater Manchester - Live and work in one of the most vibrant regions in the UK, a hot spot of digital innovation, excellent schools and colleagues, and with affordable city, suburban and rural living options to suit a wide range of lifestyle choices.
  • However you identify, whatever your pathway has been to get here, come and join us at the University of Salford where we are all proud to belong - watch us in action here!

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