Jobs at Goldsmiths
Post-doctoral Research Fellow
The Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London seeks to recruit a Post-doctoral Research Fellow to work on a 28 month project funded by the European Research Council. Goldsmiths is a research intensive, single campus university proud of its reputation for innovative and challenging research. In the December 2014 REF, the Psychology department’s research intensity was rated in the top 10 of UK psychology departments, with 72% of its research and 100% of its impact judged as internationally excellent or world-leading. The 2011 QS World University Rankings placed the department in the UK top 20 overall, and 8th for research publications. The department has a track record of attracting significant research income, involving both interdisciplinary and cross-cultural work.
You will be responsible for carrying out a programme of research, directed by Dr Keon West (Senior Lecturer), investigating lay people’s beliefs about sexual orientation. Your main duties will include designing research materials, recruiting large numbers of participants for studies in multiple countries (e.g., the UK, Jamaica, and 2 continental European countries), performing advanced quantitative analyses, and publishing findings in internationally recognised peer-review journals. The ideal candidate should have a track record of independent publications, or evidence of the ability to publish competitive research. Knowledge of social psychological research on sexual prejudice and a willingness to travel internationally will be an advantage.