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University Lecturer/ University Senior Lecturer

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a University Lectureship/Senior Lectureship to be taken up from 1 October 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful applicant will have an expertise in human developmental cognitive neuroscience with relevance to developmental disorders such as autism and ADHD. Interdisciplinary and collaborative research is strongly encouraged across the university and its associated institutes. Candidates must demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels within the Department.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in a relevant subject and strong evidence of research excellence. For University Senior Lecturer a strong research grant funding record and experience working with individuals with autism and/or ADHD is essential. Appointment will be to the retiring age, subject to a probationary period of five years. The post is based in central Cambridge.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children and adults' barred lists).

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Information about the Department and the research interests of members of staff can be found at

For enquiries about the post please contact the Head of Department, Professor Mark Johnson (

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter (2 sides A4 maximum) in the Upload section of the online application. Please ensure that your referees are aware that they will receive an automated request to upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System, and please encourage them to respond promptly. Please note that the email request to referees can only be generated once an application has been fully completed and submitted.

If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please note the closing date for applications is 27th August 2018. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Please quote reference PJ16195 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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