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Lecturer in Psychology (Applied Cognitive Psychology)

Faculty of Social Sciences - Psychology Department (based in Milton Keynes)

The Psychology Department at the Open University is a vibrant community of psychologists researching and teaching in a range of areas, including social psychology, counselling psychology, forensic cognition and applied psychology. The department is looking to appoint one full-time lectureship in applied cognitive psychology.

You will be a psychologist with excellent teaching skills and experience, and a developing research record in an area that complements ongoing research and scholarship in the department and Faculty. You will have particular expertise in the areas of cognitive and/or forensic psychology. You should have a PhD, or equivalent, in psychology or a cognate discipline, recent relevant teaching experience, and the ability to produce text and online distance teaching materials. Experience of distance-learning teaching and modular production would be advantageous though not essential.

If you would like to discuss the post, then please contact Professor John Dixon, Head of Department at:

Closing date: Noon Thursday 18 December 2014.
Interview date: Interviews will take place late January / early February 2015.

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£31,342 - £45,954 p.a.