Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Psychology

Egham, United Kingdom
£43,660 to £61,269 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
05 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Apr 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Psychology

Location: Egham
Salary: Lecturer: £43,660 to £51,687 per annum inclusive of London Allowance Senior Lecturer/ Reader: £53,168 to £61,269 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Closing Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

Full-Time, Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in the Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London. This post will consolidate and enhance the department’s reputation as an internationally-recognised centre for excellence in research and teaching in Psychological Science and Neuroscience.

The successful candidate will have a track record of publishing internationally-leading research and will bring new potential for delivering ground-breaking scientific discoveries. They 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.

We particularly encourage applications from candidates with expertise in neuroscience-based approaches to understanding social, economic, political and/or cultural issues.

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 among 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, behavioural 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 Polly Dalton (

Please note there are two different application links depending on what level you are applying at:

Please quote the reference: 0320-081
Closing Date: Midnight, 1 April 2020 
Interview Date: 24 April 2020

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