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POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN RISK AND BIAS IN DECISION MAKING AT UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE
POSTED: 14TH AUGUST 2018

We are seeking an exceptionally talented social science researcher who has a background and interest in exploring human decision making with specific interest in the understanding of evaluating risk and bias in decision making. 

The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science is a 10 year £10 Million project with the remit to disrupt positively the current forensic science ecosystem.You will have a background in law, social science or criminology research with specific interests in bias and exploring the interface between science and law around effectiveness, communication and risk. You should have a proved track record and understanding of both qualitative and quantitative research methodology and interdisciplinary research.

Research relating to decision making across professional groups and/or jury research would be particularly valuable. You will need to be able to think imaginatively and explore and develop novel solutions for complex problems and scenarios. As a PDRA within the Leverhulme Research Centre you will be part of our core research team.

You will work on innovative, inter-disciplinary research, engage in the development of collaborative research activities, provide leadership on projects and drive forward exploration of the sociological and legal impacts of science used within the courts. This will generate maximum impact within the community and society and disrupt the current status quo. The successful applicant will be an excellent communicator and must be comfortable working within an interdisciplinary team of professionals, end users and researchers with mixed abilities and must be able to self-direct research and innovation within the space.

For more information about this role you can see the full job description and information on how to apply here.


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LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER AT VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON
POSTED: 24TH JULY 2018

The School of Psychology at Victoria University of Wellington is advertising for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology.  The job closes 25 August 2018, and further information is available by following the link below.  The School is particularly interested in applications from researchers who also have some relevant practice experience - i.e. relevant clinical or forensic psychology practice qualifications (although this is not essential).

Click here to apply (vacancy #2248)


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FACULTY POSITION: tenure-track Assistant Professor
POSTED: 10th july 2017

The Department of Psychology at Western Washington University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Development to begin September 16, 2018.

The candidate should have a PhD or ABD in Developmental Psychology, with an expertise in Cognitive Development. We have a preference for candidates with an expertise in cultural contexts of development. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in undergraduate research methods and statistics and developmental psychology, as well as graduate courses in development. A Ph.D. or ABD, evidence of an active research program, a demonstrated ability to involve students in research, a commitment to teaching excellence, a publication record commensurate with experience, and commitment to working effectively with diverse students and faculty are required. Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualification.

To view the full position announcement, and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=7564

Review of complete files will begin on October 9, 2017; position open until filled.

For more information about Western Washington University, see the Psychology Department's web page: https://chss.wwu.edu/psychology.

For disability accommodation call: (360) 650-3774 (V) or711 (WA Relay)