[visionlist] Two faculty positions in perception / cognition: University of Southampton

Adams W. W.Adams at soton.ac.uk
Wed Apr 24 05:25:26 -04 2019

The School of Psychology at the University of Southampton is recruiting two permanent faculty members (Lecturers / Assistant Professors) in perception / cognition.
Post 1: Perception / Cognition (Reference 1134119JW):  We welcome applicants from any area of human perception who will complement our existing expertise in visual and multi-sensory perception, attention, search, learning and memory.
Post 2: Perception / Cognition, Learning and Development (Reference 1133719JW):  Applications are invited from researchers in any area of perception / cognition, whose work involves human development or learning / education.
Applicants will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and research with a growing track record evidenced by publications / grants.
Psychology at Southampton<https://www.southampton.ac.uk/psychology/research/index.page> produces world-leading, high-impact research, supported by excellent facilities (REF2014), including purpose-built laboratories for behavioural studies with visual, haptic or multi-sensory stimuli.  Our extensive research facilities also support immersive virtual reality, eye-tracking, electroencephalography (EEG), neuromodulation / transcranial stimulation, psychophysiology, psychopharmacology and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Our mobile laboratory allows researchers to visit community-based populations and strategic partnerships with NHS Trusts and schools facilitate the evaluation of educational/clinical interventions in children and adults. We attract significant funding from all major research funders and industry. The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities (8th in the UK<https://www.southampton.ac.uk/about/reputation.page>) and in the top 100 globally (QS, 2019<https://www.southampton.ac.uk/about/reputation.page>).
Psychology is an ambitious and successful School, also in the Global Top 100 (QS, 2019), and a friendly and positive place to work.  You will join a highly collegiate and professional team who are keen to share expertise, provide mentorship, and support professional development. The School values diversity and equality.  It recognises that employees may wish to have working patterns that fit with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance. Due consideration will also be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness.  The University of Southampton holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace.
For further details about these posts, please contact Professor Wendy Adams <https://www.southampton.ac.uk/psychology/about/staff/wendya.page?> (Deputy-Head of School: Research; Director of the Centre for Perception and Cognition; w.adams at soton.ac.uk<mailto:w.adams at soton.ac.uk>).
Application procedure: Please submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk<https://www.jobs.soton.ac.uk/>. The application deadline is midnight GMT on the closing date of 28th May. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4046<tel:+44%2023%208059%204046>. Please quote the relevant job reference (1134119JW or 1133719JW) on all correspondence.

Wendy Adams
Professor of Experimental Psychology
Director, Centre for Vision and Cognition
Deputy-Head of Psychology: Director of Research and Enterprise

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