Associate Professor in Psychology

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
16 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Associate Professor in Psychology - Ref HLS17/33
Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary:      Associate Professor: £ £34,250-£38,832; £39,992-£49,149

Northumbria University Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian league table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under 50 global University rankings.

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences is passionate about the principles and applications of Psychology in all its forms and strives to be excellent in research, teaching and innovation.

We seek to appoint a high calibre individual who possesses an excellent international reputation to the Department of Psychology. You will drive and enhance the best quality research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities and actively encourage this amongst colleagues. The Department has particular strengths in Health Psychology, the interface of Nutrition and Cognition, Psychology and Communication Technologies and Evolutionary Psychology.  The Department is playing a leading role in two multidisciplinary research themes across the University; Integrated Health, and the Digital Living.  Candidates with expertise in these or any relevant area of research, particularly Experimental Cognitive Psychology are welcome to apply. The department will consider high quality applicants in any area of research.

You must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have leading subject expertise in Psychology with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within an appropriate field and a publication profile commensurate with the post of Associate Professor are essential. Membership (or eligibility for membership) of a relevant professional body is desirable.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Dr Mark Moss 

For more information about the Department please visit their homepage - 

For further information about this vacancy and for details on how to apply, please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link:
Northumbria University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date:  15th February 2018