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FYI. Two job postings (UK and US)

  1. Five lectureship posts (various rank) at University of Birmingham, UK
  2. Assistant Professor in Social Psychology at University of New Hampshire, USA 1. University of Birmingham, UK

    The School of Psychology at the University of Birmingham (UK) is looking to appoint five posts at either lecturer, senior lecturer, or reader level. Starting salary range £32,324 – £52,793, depending on rank, with potential progression once in post. Positions to complement and extend existing expertise across four research themes: Perception, cognition, and action; mental health and wellbeing; language, interaction, and social cognition; and memory and attention. The following areas are particularly welcome:

    Healthy lifestyle and ageing, with a particular emphasis on sleep and eating behaviours; adolescent mental health, including early risk markers in neurodevelopment; longitudinal and behavioural genetics approaches; language and the brain, with a particular emphasis on healthy ageing; electrophysiological approaches to memory using animal models, and the application of memory research to clinical disorders; computational science, including machine learning, Bayesian modelling, and computational models of perception, categorisation and attention.

    Confidential enquiries can be made to Prof Kim Shapiro, Head of School, hos.psychology@contacts.bham.ac.uk, +44 121 414 4930.

    Closing date:  15 September, 2017

    To download the details and submit an electronic application online visit: www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs; alternatively, information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000.

    2. University of New Hampshire, USA
    The Department of Psychology at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin fall, 2018 in the area of social psychology. Area of specialization within social is open; however the Department is particularly interested in individuals with a strong background in statistics with specialties in areas such as structural equation modeling and/or multilevel modeling, as well as expertise in innovative methodologies who can teach graduate-level multivariate statistics.

    Applicant’s research interests should complement current faculty in Social/Personality. History of or strong potential for external funding is desirable. Requirements: Ph.D. in psychology and strong record of research and teaching. The successful applicant will teach multivariate statistics, courses in their area of specialization, and a course in Introductory Psychology, Statistics, or Research Methods; supervise doctoral and undergraduate student research; and advise undergraduate and doctoral students. Our standard teaching load is two courses per semester. Applicants should show a commitment to sustain and advance the goals of the institution’s diversity of students, faculty, and staff.

    Review of applications begins September 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement describing research and teaching interests, reprints, teaching evaluations, and have three referees submit letters to jobs.usnh.edu. Questions may be sent via email to Search Chair Ellen Cohn (ellen.cohn@unh.edu).

    Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.A.