School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences


Job opportunities within our School

I'm delighted to announce seven new positions in the School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences. We are world leading across each of our disciplines, through which we host a vibrant, diverse and collaborative academic community.

We are looking for members of the next generation of exceptional academics to join us.

Professor Ronnie CannHead of School and Personal Chair in Linguistic Semantics

You can find links to details of each of the jobs we are advertising below:


Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Metaphysics & Philosophy of Science


Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Social & Political Philosophy


Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Cognitive Psychology (two vacancies) 


Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Psychology with Quantitative Focus 


Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Social Psychology 


Please note: The closing date for the psychology posts have now been extended until 5pm 19th March 2018 – Interview now anticipated to be held late April/early May 2018.

Linguistics and English Language

Discourse Analysis Recruitment Pack


Please note: The closing date for the lecturer in Discourse Analysis post has now been extended until 5pm 19th March 2018 – Interviews are now anticipated to be held W/C 23rd April 2018.

Online Application:

In addition to completing all required fields in the online application form, the shortlisting panel also requires applicants to submit an up-to-date CV in the "upload documents" section of the application. Applicants may also upload any additional relevant documents to support their application in this section of the application. Documents should be no larger than 2MB per file and can be uploaded individually. Individual documents will be merged together and submitted along with the application and CV to the panel for consideration.

Applicants must, as part of application process complete a supporting statement (max of 2000 characters). If applicants wish to upload a cover letter to expand on this, they can use the supporting statement section to summarise the cover letter and/or include a statement indicating that a full statement will be included in a cover letter attached to the application.

The University requires all applicants to provide 3 references in the reference section of the application form, one of which must be from your current employer. Referees will only be contacted for references should applicants successfully make it to the interview stage of the recruitment process.

To apply for any of the above roles please search our vacancy page using the job reference number.

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