Head of School of Psychology

Lincoln, Lincolnshire (GB)
06 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
02 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Psychology
Competitive Salary  
Post reference: CSS139B

We are seeking a new Head for the School of Psychology. Successful candidates will have excellent leadership skills and strategic vision complemented by a strong track record in research.  As a member of the College of Social Science Management Team, you will have a collegiate approach and the ambition to succeed in a supportive atmosphere.

The School of Psychology is friendly and thriving with an established track record for outstanding student experience and teaching and a rapidly rising reputation for excellence in research. Our undergraduate programmes in psychology were awarded the 2016 British Psychological Society’s innovation in undergraduate education prize. The most recent Research Excellence Framework judged 90% of our research in psychology to be of international significance with much of our work having outstanding levels of real world impact. Consistently ranked in league tables as the top Psychology department in a post-1992 university, a new head will build on this success by maintaining our reputation for excellence in education whilst further developing research quality, research income, post-graduate education and training.

Research in the school is organised into 3 groupings: Social and Developmental, Forensic and Clinical Psychology and Perception Action and Cognition. The department has excellent lab facilities including infant testing facilities, eye trackers, TMS and EEG/ERP. The School also has strong links with cognate researchers in the Lincoln Institute for Health, and the Animal Behaviour Cognition and Welfare research group. Based on the Brayford waterfront campus the School is located in the newly constructed Sarah Swift Building for the Schools of Psychology, and Health and Social Care
The University supports the progress and advancement of women in science and the School has recently been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze award
Informal enquiries should be directed to Timothy Hodgson, Head of School of Psychology (tlhodgson@lincoln.ac.uk 07762296395), Sara Owen, PVC/Head of College (Sowen@lincoln.ac.uk) or Harriet Gross, Deputy Head of College (hgross@lincoln.ac.uk).

For further information or to apply online please visit our website at http://jobs.lincoln.ac.uk/

If you have any queries please email jobs@lincoln.ac.uk or telephone 01522 886 775. Please quote the job reference number and title in all correspondence.

Closing Date: 2nd May 2017