Lecturer in Developmental Psychology

Staffordshire (GB)
27 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Keele University



Lecturer in Developmental Psychology

Salary: Grade 7a £33,943-£39,324 / Grade 8 £40,523-£48,327

Post Ref: KU00000236

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £134 million, 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s School of Psychology. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and thriving School, which has expanded significantly and has ambitious plans for further growth. 

For this post we welcome applications from psychologists with research interests in developmental psychology.  You will be expected to develop and lead an independent research programme as well as providing teaching and learning support within the School of Psychology at Keele.  You will be expected to have completed or almost completed your PhD. 

There is an excellent research and teaching infrastructure, and a strong commitment and track record in providing high quality research and educational programmes in the School.  There are excellent research facilities and candidates will be expected to join and help develop an active research team who have just launched the Centre for Research with Children and Young People. The Centre cuts across the three main research groups and brings together researchers with an interest in children’s social development, cognitive development and their health and well-being. We have excellent links with external organisations, local and national, including local schools. The Centre supports the teaching on the increasingly popular MSc in Child Development and the successful candidate would be expected to contribute to the teaching on this programme.

Appointment at Grade 8 may be made in exceptional circumstances and will require significant extra experience in all areas. Applications are encouraged from candidates across the full range.

For an informal discussion about the post please telephone Professor Michael Murray Email: or Dr. Claire Fox, Email:

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Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce.  We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore we welcome applications from candidates from a diversity of backgrounds.

Closing date for applications: 7 December 2016.

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