Research Associate in Psychology

Coventry, United Kingdom
£32,243 - £40,802 pro rata, per annum
23 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 19/11/2018
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Salary £32,243 - £40,802 pro rata, per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Research

Job description

This post has been created as part of a collaborative project between Coventry University and the University of Oxford entitled"Cognitive and Cultural Foundations of Religion and Morality". Funded by the Templeton World Charity Foundation and co-led by Dr Jonathan Jong (Coventry) and Professor Harvey Whitehouse (Oxford), this project aims to investigate the ways in which moral and religious beliefs have co-evolved around the world, both in terms of biological and cultural evolution. The post is available from 1 December 2018 to 31 January 2020.

For more information, please see the Job Description attached. For informal inquiries, please contact Dr Jonathan Jong ( Please note, this role is subject to DBS clearance. 

Your application should include a CV, as well as a brief research proposal on the topic "Cognitive and Cultural Foundations of Religion and Morality", including (max. 500 words), based on the information provided in Appendix A attached below. Your research proposal should list three potential empirical studies to be run as part of this project.

Please click here to view the Job Description and Person Specification

Please click here to view Appendix A