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Assistant Professor - Behavioural Science 3 posts
Department of Psychology

University of Warwick

Coventry UK
The University of Warwick
Assistant Professors - Behavioural Science (3 Posts)
£37,012 - £44,166 pa Ref: 72423-112
We invite applications for 3 new posts in behavioural science 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 Behavioural Science Group currently has eight academic staff members. The Group has strong links with the Department of Economics and Warwick Business School. Outstanding early career researchers with expertise in any area of Behavioural Science at the interface between Economics and Psychology are welcome, but we particularly encourage applicants with expertise in neuroscience-level modelling of decision-making and choice, social networks, and in memory and behavioural science.
The start date for these posts will be by agreement; however, the start date must be before 1 October 2013.
General enquiries: Professor James Tresilian, Head of Department (j.r.tresilian@warwick.ac.uk)
Specific enquiries: Professor Gordon Brown (g.d.a.brown@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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