Senior Lecturer/Reader in Psychology

Egham, United Kingdom
£52,266 to £60,223 per annum - including London Allowance
18 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Mar 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time


Applications are invited for the post of Senior Lecturer/Reader in the Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London. This post (along with several others for which we are currently recruiting) will consolidate and enhance the department’s reputation as an internationally leading centre for excellence in research and teaching in Psychological Science and Neuroscience.

Full-Time, Permanent

We are looking for an outstanding individual with an international reputation for research in their area of expertise. The successful applicant’s track record will include publications in high-impact journals and significant success in grant capture. We are particularly interested in applications from candidates with expertise in social neuroscience, developmental neuroscience or cognitive neuroscience, but applications will be considered from outstanding applicants in any area of Psychology. Expertise in functional brain imaging techniques such as fMRI, or in other techniques such as DTI or MRS, ERP/EEG and/or TMS would be an advantage. The successful applicant will also possess the broad range of skills required to teach effectively across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and should demonstrate strong commitment to delivering an outstanding experience for our students.

In return, we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities. We offer a dynamic and supportive environment, in an internationally recognized department that ranks among the best in the UK for research (6th of UK Psychology departments in REF 2014) and receives very strong ratings from our students for teaching (UK NSS). The Department has excellent, state-of-the-art, well-supported facilities for undertaking research in a broad range of areas, such as MRI, EEG, TMS, eye trackers, behavioral testing suites, social and infant observation labs. It also has strong links with clinical organisations, as well as government, industrial, and charity affiliations. The Department also holds a prestigious Silver Athena SWAN award. The College was ranked in the top 200 in the Times World University Rankings 2018 and is one of the few UK Universities to hold a Race Equality Charter award.

This is a full time and permanent post based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and Heathrow Airport, and within commuting distance from London. Information about our existing research and teaching programmes can be found here:

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Kathy Rastle (

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0219-073

Closing Date: Midnight, 17 March 2019

Interview Date: Presentations and interviews will be held on the 29th and 30th April and the 8th and 9th May 2019.

Similar jobs