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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

Postdoctoral Research Associate

11.05.2017, by Sibylle Classen

University of Exeter, UK
Closing date: June 7, 2017


The College of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Exeter wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Professor Manuela Barreto at the Department of Psychology. This College funded post is available from the 1st of August, for four years. The starting salary will be on Grade E, £26,052 to £32,958, dependent on knowledge skills and experience. The successful applicant will work with Professor Barreto on a number of research projects, new and ongoing, looking broadly at the effects of social disadvantage on health, wellbeing, motivation, and social relations. More information on Professor Barreto's research interests can be found here: and here

The post will involve collaborating on all phases of research including study design; data collection and analyses; writing for high-impact journals; preparing grant applications; dissemination to academic and non-academic audiences; co-supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students and research assistants, and managing collaborative research relationships with industry.

The successful applicant will possess a PhD in Social Psychology (or equivalent), be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of relevant research methods and techniques, be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information in English, orally and in writing, and prepare applications to external bodies. Experience with longitudinal research and / or psychophysiological methods will be valued.

More information about the post can be obtained here:
Applications must be made online here:
For further information please contact Prof Manuela Barreto, e-mail or telephone (01392) 722674

The department is proud to have a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of their commitment and impact to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the representation of women in STEM/M subjects. All of the University of Exeter's STEM/M departments hold an Athena SWAN award.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.