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Title: Lecturer in Social Psychology / Economic Psychology (Ref 1308528)
Employer: London School of Economics and Political Science
Description: Institute of Social Psychology
Lecturer in Social Psychology / Economic Psychology (Ref 1308528)
Salary is competitive and not less than £41,041

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in the field of social psychology as applied to economics. Applications are especially welcome from those with research interests relating to economic life, organisations, consumer behaviour, innovation and change management, and risk.

You must have a completed PhD, teaching experience and an established or emerging track record of excellent research with three papers published in internationally recognised journals. We expect commitment to engage critically with inter-disciplinarity and real-world applied research, multiple methodologies and psychology as a social science.

Shortlisting and appointments will be made on the basis of the essential criteria specified on the Person Specification for this post. The Person Specification is available to download from the vacancy summary on the online recruitment system.

Our current domains of interest are organisational social psychology, community development and health, social and cultural psychology, social and public communication and consumer psychology. We are currently developing a stream of teaching and research in the social psychology of economic life , developing theory and real-world applications.

The Institute of Social Psychology has been for half a century the home of Societal Psychology and a leading centre for research in the real world. We conduct field research on five continents with cutting edge methods including online and multimedia, and house four peer-reviewed journals, and have a highly selected global student population (more than 50 nationalities), of outstanding level. Collegiality is one of our key values; we want an open team player who will engage and contribute to our current research and teaching across our various domains of interest. The research environment is world-class, and includes a dedicated multimedia workshop with skilled technicians. We also have a thriving research student community.

Full application details can be obtained at For further information you can call the Department on 020 7955 6183

Closing date for receipt of applications: 15 March 2013 at 23:59
Working Hours: Full-time
Salary: is competitive and not less than £41,041
Location: London
Closing Date: 15/Mar/2013
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Contact Telephone No: 020 7955 6183
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