TWO FACULTY POSITIONS: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology and Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology
POSTED: 10TH April 2017

The School of Psychology is seeking to make two permanent, full time appointments at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology, closing date 1 June 2017.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychologyclosing date 5 June 2017.

Further information about the Department is available at:

Full details of the vacancies and the application process can be found here:

FACULTY POSITION: lecturer in psychology
POSTED: 28th March 2017


We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer (the equivalent of Assistant Professor) in the area of adult cognition especially, but not limited to, expertise in moral cognition, social cognition as it relates to perspective taking and trust, working memory and attention, and/or cognition in applied contexts.You should have a track record of research and teaching excellence demonstrated by publications, research grant acquisition, socio-economic impact, and teaching experience, commensurate with stage of career.

The Department has excellent research facilities in a dedicated two-storey building with specialised laboratories devoted to a range of methodologies, including: auditory perception, eye tracking, EEG, interviewing and observation, motion capture, and virtual reality testing, sleep studies, and psychopharmacological testing. For details of our research groups and facilities, please visit:

Lancaster University is a top 10 UK University. The quality of the Department’s international research is mirrored by the quality of its teaching (e.g., The Daily Telegraph currently features Lancaster as a top-10 UK undergraduate psychology course). The department actively supports open science initiatives, including the development of good research practices, regular meetings of our Open Science group, and the embedding of research integrity within our teaching curriculum and postgraduate training.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to the Head of Department, Prof. Kate Cain (email: Tel: 01524 593990).

Further information about the Department is also available at:

Full details of the application process can be found here (Ref: A1083):

The closing date is 27 April 2017.

POSTED: 2nd February 2017

Applications are invited for three confirmation path positions at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level (equivalent to North American tenure track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor) in the Department of Psychology. One of the positions is for an appointment up to the Senior lecturer level and for a candidate with experience in designing and conducting fMRI research. The appointment for the other two positions is at the Lecturer level and areas of research are open, although candidates with backgrounds in Applied Cognitive (e.g., attention/decision making, human factors, forensic psychology, etc.) are particularly encouraged to apply. The main selection criterion for all the positions is the potential for international distinction in research, provided that there is flexibility in teaching.

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