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RCUK Research Fellow (leading to lectureship)

This is a great opportunity for a researcher at the start of their career; five years of effectively independent research, followed by an indefinite lectureship (subject to normal probation criteria). We have good auditory facilities here; 3 new IAC double-walled booths, and two new EEG systems (IHS EP system, and EGI 128-channel system), and two hearing researchers on Faculty (myself and Martine Turgeon). Lancaster is a great place to live, surrounded by beautiful countryside (Yorkshire Dales, Lake District, Forest of Bowland), with easy access to Manchester. 



Vacancies - Department of Psychology

Lancaster University


The Department, graded 5A in RAE 2001 and with a maximum 24 points in the QAA exercise seeks to fill the following vacancy:



We are seeking an individual to conduct research into the development of sensory and perceptual skills in humans, as part of an interdisciplinary team comprising members of the Centre for Research in Human Development and the Sensory Neuroscience Unit.   The fellowship is available for 5 years from January 2007  (the post-holder must take up the post by 1st April 2007) and, on completion, will convert to an indefinite academic position (subject to normal criteria for completion of probation) .  The post offers an excellent opportunity for an individual to establish an academic career that allows them to focus almost exclusively on research for the first five years. Individuals who already hold or have held an indefinite University position or an offer of one are not eligible to apply. Individuals currently employed via a personal research fellowship or research grant are eligible.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Gavin Bremner (Tel: 01524 593821, email: j.g.bremner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) or Dr. Peter Walker (01524 593163; email p.walker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx). General information about the Department is available at http://www.psych.lancs.ac.uk/


To apply or receive further information online, please visit http://www.personnel.lancs.ac.uk or, telephone Personnel Services, quoting appropriate reference, on answerphone (01524) 846549.   The closing date for applications is 18th December 2006.


Lancaster University is a dynamic institution committed to building on the reputation it has developed during its first forty years for pioneering innovation and excellence in teaching and research.

Chris Plack - Ear Boffin
Department of Psychology
Lancaster University
Lancaster, LA1 4YF, England
Tel: +44-1524-592942
Fax: +44-1524-593744