Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology and School of Psychology Vacancies

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Social Interaction - 038924

Location: Gilmorehill Campus/Main Building
Job Family: Research and Teaching
Position Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Level 8/9, £44,045 - £51,034 /£52,560 - £59,135 per annum 

Centre for Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (cSCAN)

The Centre for Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (cSCAN) at the Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology is looking to recruit a Senior Lecturer / Lecturer to enrich our internationally connected and influential research environment. We are seeking an interdisciplinary researcher with an extensive depth of knowledge in the cognitive processes involved in social interaction and language use, and with experience using computational modelling techniques.

cSCAN is a highly interdisciplinary research environment that brings together international researchers in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Computer Science who address central questions in social and cognitive science. Our complementary research teams also develop and exploit a wide variety of innovative behavioral methods, brain imaging technologies, virtual reality environments and computational modeling techniques. We have close links with the University of Glasgow’s Computing Sciences Department, with our interdisciplinary group recently awarded a UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Socially Intelligent Artificial Agents that is funding 50 PhD students over the next 8 years ( Researchers within our centre operate in a research capacity, with teaching-rich staff pursuing world-leading innovations in education.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop, lead and sustain research and scholarship of an international standard and contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by delivering, organising and reviewing agreed teaching, assessment and administration processes to enhance learning and teaching. 

The University of Glasgow is rated UK’s #1 for Research Intensity in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience (jointly with UCL) according to the Times Higher Education Intensity ranking.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in related discipline with an extensive and established reputation in research and significant teaching experience within the discipline/subject area.
  • Established research in social interaction and language use.
  • Experience in the use of computational modelling in research.

For more information about this position please contact 

Full details of our research and teaching can be found at: 

Closing Date: 23 July 2020

Relocation assistance provided where appropiate.

Vacancy Ref: 038924

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