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Senior Lecturer in Psychology (Neuroscience), School of Psychology

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£58,850 - £68,194 per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Application closing date: 10/06/2024
Salary: £58,850 - £68,194 per annum
Job category/type: Academic

The School of School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Lecturer in Psychology (Neuroscience) to deliver an innovative and impactful portfolio of research activity that enhances and augments the research already undertaken within the School.

The successful candidate will help deliver and shape future undergraduate and postgraduate curriculums across Psychology with a focus on neuroscience and/or neuropsychology. They will contribute to interdisciplinary teaching activities and administration/outreach activity across the School and provide leadership in teaching and research aligned with our Brain and Behaviour research theme, and to contribute to management in the School.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:

  • A degree (UG or MSc) in psychology or very closely related subject.
  • A PhD in psychology, neuroscience or cognate discipline.
  • High quality publication record in peer reviewed journals that are REF returnable at international level (to a panel that includes psychology), commensurate with career stage in one or more of behavioural neuroscience, sensory neuroscience, motor neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, neuropsychology, or related fields
  • A sustainable programme of research that complements existing neuroscience and/or neuropsychology research activities within the School.
  • University level teaching experience in UG and/or PG programmes to psychology students in the last four years, including delivery and assessment, preferably using innovative techniques and/or VLEs.
  • Experience of teaching neuroscience and/or neuropsychology to psychology students at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.  

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: and

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Kathy Ruddy

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