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Unestablished Lecturer (Part Time, Fixed Term)

The Department of Psychology and the Centre for Family Research invite applications for an Unestablished University Lectureship to be taken up from 1st September 2019. The position is half-time for 2 years.

The Lectureship will cover Professor Susan Golombok's departmental teaching and administrative duties while she is engaged in a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award.

Applicants should have research and teaching expertise in the psychology of parenting and child development, particularly in relation to new family forms such as lesbian mother families, gay father families, single mothers by choice and families created by assisted reproductive technologies including in vitro fertilisation (IVF), donor insemination, egg donation and surrogacy.

Applicants must have a good first degree and a PhD in Psychology on a relevant topic, and strong evidence of research excellence.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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.

Interviews will be held on Monday 25th March 2019

For enquiries about the post please contact the Director of the Centre for Family Research, Professor Susan Golombok (

Please quote reference XJ17952 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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