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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

Lecturer in Social Psychology, University of St Andrews

14.02.2023, by Media Account

Closing Date: 9 March 2023

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Social Psychology in the School of Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of St Andrews.

We are particularly interested in candidates who use mixed methods to study group processes. We would welcome applicants with an interest in exploring how group processes relate to, and can help address, societal and global challenges associated with issues such as health, the climate crisis and migration.

This is a standard appointment, with a start date of 1 August 2023.

Candidates should hold a PhD in a cognate discipline and have a clear track record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a world-leading research group with links to other researchers across our School’s four major research themes (see: and with other School’s at the University. They will also contribute to the development and delivery of teaching at all levels and fulfill administrative roles within and beyond the School of Psychology & Neuroscience.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Professor David Donaldson, Head of School, ( or Dr Anna Stefaniak (

Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in academic posts at the University. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:

Closing Date: 9 March 2023
Interview Date: 18 April 2023.
Please quote ref: AC2361NB