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Assistant Professor and Professor Language and Learning
Department of Psychology

University of Warwick

Coventry UK
The University of Warwick
Department of Psychology
Assistant Professor and Professor (Language and Learning)
£37,012 - £44,166 pa or Salary Negotiable Ref: 72428-112
We invite applications for 2 new posts in the psychology of language as part of a substantial new investment in the Department of Psychology. This investment includes a total of 8 new posts in different areas of existing and emerging research strength within the department. The University of Warwick is committed to excellence in research and is consistently ranked within the top 10 institutions in the UK for research. The Department of Psychology is a highly research-active department that ranked in the top ten departments in the country for research output quality in the last UK Research Assessment Exercise.
We wish to appoint scholars with outstanding research records to complement and enhance our research profile. You will undertake research, teaching, administration and other activities that develop and enhance the reputation of the Department of Psychology, both internal and external to the University. Research activity in the Department is organised around three areas of research strength: Behavioural Science; Lifespan Health and Wellbeing; and Language and Learning. Specific expertise is sought to consolidate and extend these areas.
The Language and Learning Group currently has four academic staff members and has strong links with the Warwick Institute of Education. Outstanding early career researchers with expertise in the Psychology of Language are sought for the Assistant Professor position. For the Professorial position you will be an established researcher of high international standing in the Psychology of Language (broadly conceived) and have a strong track record of funded research.
The start date for these posts will be by agreement; however, the start date must be before 1 October 2013.
For more information on the Department of Psychology at Warwick, our research groups, and further details of the available posts, please visit our website: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/psych/vacancies
General enquiries: Professor James Tresilian, Head of Department (j.r.tresilian@warwick.ac.uk).
Specific enquiries, Language and Learning posts: Dr Julia Carroll (j.m.carroll@warwick.ac.uk).
For further details and an application form please visit our website below.
Minicom users: 024 7615 0554
Interview date: January 2013
Closing date: 11 January 2013.
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