Friday, September 26, 2014

Professor or Reader in Human Neuroscience Royal Holloway, University of London - Department of Psychology

Full Time - permanent role
Professorial salary is in the range £60,791 to £112,365 per annum inclusive of London Allowance,dependent on assessment through the College Professorial Pay Banding Scheme.
Reader salary is in the range £49,462 to £56,975 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Applications are invited for a permanent post at Professorial or Reader level in the Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London. 
We invite applicants with a PhD in Psychology or related discipline, who possess an outstanding international research profile in human neuroscience, both in terms of research publications and in gaining research funding, to join our internationally recognized academic team.  Successful applicants will be expected to have an established programme of research in the neuroscience of human behaviour that includes functional MRI. Experience of other MRI techniques (e.g. DTI and MRS) will be an advantage and ideally candidates will have expertise in MRI data acquisition as well as data analysis. It is envisaged that the appointee may take on a leadership role in our MRI unit and will contribute strongly to the strategic direction of neuroscience research in the Department. The successful candidate would contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate student curriculum as well as contributing across a range of departmental activities.
We offer a dynamic and supportive environment, in an internationally recognized department that ranks among the best in the UK for research and teaching and has ambitious plans for development and growth. The Department has state-of-the-art facilities available for researchers including MRI, EEG, TMS, eye trackers, behavioural testing suites, social and infant observation labs. It also has strong links with clinical organisations, as well as government, industrial, and charity affiliations. The College was ranked 102 in the Times HE World University Rankings 2013-14 and is the leading university, in the UK, in terms of its “international outlook”. Information about our existing research groups and department structure can be found on our Departmental website:
This is a full time and permanent post based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus with excellent local schools and easy commuting distance to central London.  The start date for this post is flexible however we would expect that the appointee would take up the position in the first half of 2015.
Informal enquiries regarding this post can be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Patrick Leman (
To view further details of this post and to apply please visit RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 41 4241.
Please quote the reference: 0914-186
Closing Date:  Midnight 29th October 2014
Interview Date:  Likely to take place 13th November 2014 and candidate presentations are very likely to be on that date.  
The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

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