Senior Research Fellow in Behavioural Science

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Grade 8 - £39,609 to £50,132 per annum dependent on experience
04 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jan 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Social Sciences And Humanities

Grade 8 - £39,609 to £50,132 per annum dependent on experience

It is an exciting time in the department as we have recently launched our new Centre for Behavioural Science and Applied Psychology (CeBSAP). 

We have a long-standing record of academic excellence and success and we are committed to building on this record. We have a strong research leads team who have developed a departmental research strategy that ensures that staff across the department have the best opportunities to develop as researchers.

This role has been created to contribute to the work of the new Behavioural Science Consortium, providing behavioural insights to government and the public sector as a supplier on the CCS Behavioural Insights Framework. As a Senior Research Fellow you will be responsible for securing and leading research and knowledge transfer projects and also working with colleagues as part of a team on projects in the fields of behavioural science or social policy, in support of the departmental Research Excellence Framework (REF) strategy.

You must have be an expert in behavioural science and/or health psychology with an external profile and be able to contribute to the Faculty and wider academic community in the specialist field. Significant experience in publication, significant experience of undertaking research in behavioural science/behaviour change and experience of leading and motivating others is essential. You must also have doctorate in relevant subject area or extensive research knowledge transfer experience.

We've also got an opportunity as a Lecturer in Psychology (Health Psychology).

We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented groups

For non-EU applicants, we may be able to offer a certificate of sponsorship for this job if required.

Contact Person : Professor Madelynne Arden
Contact Number : 0114 225 5623
Date Advertised : 04-Dec-2018
Closing Date : 06-Jan-2019
Employment Type : Permanent - Full Time
Location : Collegiate