Are you interested in working for a world top 100 university? The Psychology Department at The University of Sheffield has an exciting opportunity for an academic with a distinguished track record to join us as a Lecturer in the area of Computational Neuroscience or Computational Psychiatry.

If you have an excellent research profile, a PhD in a relevant discipline, and are looking to work in a Department with strengths in the areas of basic neuroscience, computational neuroscience, cognitive and developmental psychology, and mental health as well as established links with clinical services, then we would be keen to hear from you. The successful applicant will carry out world-leading research alongside and in collaboration with our existing team of world-leading academics. Your skills and approaches will further strengthen our reputation for novel, research-led teaching on our MSc programme in Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience and our BPS accredited Undergraduate degree in Psychology.

The Department of Psychology at The University of Sheffield is among the largest in the UK and has a vibrant research and study environment. We are recognised as being one of the best places in the world to study psychology (Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings 2021) and over 90% of our research was classed as internationally excellent or world leading in the most recent Research Excellence Framework. At undergraduate level, we offer a Single Honours BSc in Psychology. At postgraduate level, we offer a range of MSc courses including Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, Human Neuroimaging and Cognitive Neuroscience, Systems Neuroscience, and Psychological Research Methods with Advanced Statistics and with Data Science, applied clinical training courses, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. We have over 150 students registered for higher degrees by research, and over 200 postgraduate taught students.

Lecturer position in Computational Neuroscience/Psychiatry at Sheffield University UK