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 Temporary Lectureship in Social Psychology
Institution/Organization: University of Cambridge
Job Location: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Rhiannon Newcombe
Date Posted: February 6th, 2012
Closing Date: March 8th, 2012
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University of Cambridge Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science Department of Social Sciences Social and Developmental Psychology has a fixed-term University Lectureship in Social Psychology (to 30th September 2016).

Annual salary scale: £36,862-£46,696 (Due to funding limitations the initial salary range will be £36,862-£40,280)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment to a four-year Lectureship in Social Psychology from 1st August 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter. Psychology at the University of Cambridge is at the early stages of an exciting transformation through the merger of the Departments of Experimental Psychology and Social and Developmental Psychology to create a Department of Psychology housed in the School of Biological Sciences. As part of that transformation, the Department wishes to appoint a research-active social-personality psychologist with expertise in any area of social-personality psychology willing to teach central aspects of social psychology, research methods/data analysis, and her/his areas of expertise at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Further information about social and developmental psychology at Cambridge can be found at:

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Jason Rentfrow by email at or by telephone at +44 (0) 1223 767 805, and to Michael Lamb by email at or by telephone at +44 (0) 1223 334 523. Applications should be sent to Rhiannon Newcombe, ( Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ. Applications should include a personal statement, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and a signed and completed copy of CHRIS/6 which may be obtained from the University's web site at:

Applicants should also arrange for at least three referees to send references directly to Rhiannon Newcombe on their behalf by the same date, enclosing a completed data protection form. Candidates are asked to identify up to three pieces of work they would like the Appointments Committee to read, if possible sending electronic copies to Rhiannon Newcombe or providing web addresses. Short-listed candidates may be invited to come to Cambridge or to participate in a remote (audio or video) interview with the Appointments Committee. Further particulars are be available here.

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