Two new Faculty posts at the University of Oxford

Associate Professorship of Experimental Psychology

DEPARTMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY in association with Brasenose College

Salary: £45,066 – £60,513 p.a. (plus £9,314 p.a. taxable and pensionable college housing allowance and other benefits)

Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship in Experimental Psychology. This position will be held within the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, leading to a permanent academic post upon the successful completion of a probationary period. This is a joint appointment with an Official Tutorial Fellowship in Psychology at Brasenose College.

The principal duties will be to conduct international quality research, lead an externally funded research team, deliver teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels including undergraduate teaching in individual differences, share in the administrative work of the department and college, and carry out administrative duties as agreed with the Head of Department and College Principal.

Please see the further particulars on the website at for more details about the post and for full instructions before making an application. For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Kia Nobre, Head of Department, at or telephone: +44 (0)1865 271356. Applications should be submitted in electronic format and sent to (see further particulars for more detail) by 12.00 noon on Monday 16 May 2016. Late applications will not be accepted.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.


Associate Professorship of Education and the Developing Child

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION in association with Brasenose College

Grade 10a: Salary from £45,066 p.a.

This post is tenable from early in the 2016/17 academic year

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor of Education and the Developing Child to be based at the Department of Education, Norham Gardens, Oxford. The post is full time and, upon completion of a successful review, permanent. The appointment will be made in association with a fellowship at Brasenose College.

The University wishes to appoint a candidate whose main research and teaching experience is in the broad area of child psychology and education. The main duties of the post will be: to contribute to the department’s strong research profile in future research assessment exercises through his or her own programme of publications and research funding; to contribute to teaching of the Child Development Education pathway of the MSc Education and to its further development; to supervise graduate students in the broad area of child development and education; and to contribute to the research-related activities of the Children Learning and FELL research groups.

The successful candidate will have a completed doctorate in psychology or education, in an area of relevance to the post, successful experience of social scientific research in the field of child development and education, the ability to link research in the area of child development to larger theoretical debates in education and the social sciences, and an interest and expertise in quantitative research methods. She or he will have the ability to obtain and manage research grants and manage contract research staff and a proven track record of high quality publications in a relevant area. She or he will also have a strong background of teaching in child development, successful experience of teaching high achieving graduate students, including doctoral students and the ability to work effectively and collegially as part of a team.

The duties and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars, which also include details on how to apply. These may be obtained from: or by contacting the PA to the Director (

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (UK time) on 11 May 2016. Please quote reference number EP15003.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.