UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Professor in Psychology

Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
Posted
11 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
12 May 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY

PROFESSOR IN PSYCHOLOGY

REF NO: PSY024A

As part of the continued development of the School of Psychology, the opportunity has arisen for two suitably qualified individuals who can demonstrate an outstanding research profile, as evidenced by publications in leading academic journals and a track record of successful grant applications, commensurate with their stage of career.   

Applications are invited from candidates with a track record in research leadership in any area of Psychology, whose interests complement and extend any of the School’s existing research strengths.  Candidates will be able to demonstrate an outstanding research profile, as evidenced by publications in leading academic journals and a track record of successful grant applications.  Experience of student supervision and the ability to shape teaching activity is essential.  The ability to mentor, motivate and coordinate research teams is important.
Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 9 (Professorial) salary scale and negotiable, with placement according to qualifications and experience. 

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references. 

Should the appointee not already hold a formal teaching qualification (such as Fellowship of the HEA) they will be expected to achieve this within the first three years of appointment. 

As with all academic staff in the School of Psychology, the appointee will be subject to annual review of their progress. 

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here    

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa.  As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualifications and competency in English.  Please do not hesitate to contact Marian Elliott-Jones, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273757 or email m.elliot-jones@abdn.ac.uk for further information. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 09 June 2019 

Applicants are encouraged to make informal enquiries prior to submission of their application by contacting Professor Arash Sahraie, Head of School of Psychology by email: a.sahraie@abdn.ac.uk 

Please DO NOT send application forms to Professor Sahraie. 

Please quote reference number PSY024A on all correspondence  

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.