Lecturer in Biological Psychology

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
06 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

University of the West of Scotland
Location UWS Paisley Campus

Lecturer in Biological Psychology    
Salary Scale: AC3 - £41,709 - £46,924 per annum

The UWS School of Media, Culture & Society is seeking to appoint a lecturer in Biological Psychology to further strengthen the School’s academic profile in this area.

Applicants with experience of adopting an experimental approach to their research will be at an advantage.  Applicants should have a PhD (or equivalent qualification). The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to an excellent student experience by planning, developing and delivering an exciting curriculum utilising contemporary forms of pedagogy. They will produce and publish excellent research outputs commensurate with the stage of their career and an ability or potential to attract independent research funding to support this work. An internationalised experience is central to the UWS student experience and the successful candidate will support initiatives for staff and students to engage in international activities. MCS is a multi-discipline School and the successful candidate will be able to identify and utilise the opportunities this affords. The ability to organise and carry out teaching, supervision, and research to the highest standard is essential.

Informal enquiries in the first instance to Professor Jim McKenchnie, Education Lead on 0141-848-3784, email: or Professor Derek Carson, Dean of School on 0141-848-3983, email:

Further information, including details of how to apply is available at

Closing Date:  Sunday 30th October 2016
Interview Date: Friday 9th December 2016

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 
UWS is a “Two Ticks” employer. 
University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.