Professor in Psychology University of Dundee United Kingdom

Professor in Psychology

Grade 10

£58,655, min per annum

We are seeking an exceptional candidate to enhance teaching and research in Psychology within the School of Social Sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to take on the role of Head of Discipline and to promote wider cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration within the School and beyond. The role of Head of Discipline is a 3-5 year rotational post.

We welcome applications from candidates who complement and extend our existing research strengths in Cognitive, Social and Developmental Psychology. We seek an individual with a track record of excellent and impactful research, under-pinned by external grant funding, evidenced by regular publication of research papers in top ranked journals and a strategy for knowledge exchange. In line with University expectations, Professors should be prominent in leadership roles across teaching and research. This is an excellent opportunity for established Professors or senior staff (Senior Lecturer/Reader) ready to move into a leadership role in a growing department.

To further discuss the details of this post, informal inquires may be made to Professor Nick Hopkins (Head of Discipline), by email:, or phone: +44 (0)1382 384625, or to the Dean of School Professor John Rowan (, or phone +44 (0)1382 384024).

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The University of Dundee is a diverse community and is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment.  We have family friendly policies (including flexible working and childcare vouchers), staff groups for LGBT and BME; and prayer room facilities.

The University of Dundee has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award (Athena Swan) which recognises the promotion of gender equality and has made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.

The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096. 

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