Applications are invited for 2 fully funded full-time PhD studentships and 1 Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) in Psychology at the University of Portsmouth.
- Engagement and social cognition (Vasu Reddy)
- Lying about intentions (Aldert Vrij)
- Quality of working life (Darren van Laar)
- Human mate choice and attractiveness (Ed Morrison)
- Comparative developmental studies of social cognition (Kim Bard)
- Language, communication, culture and cognition (Chris Sinha)
- Cognitive development in autistic spectrum disorders (Beatriz Lopez)
- Linguistic mediation of activities in everyday and institutional contexts (Jörg Zinken)
- Personality disorder and offending behaviour (Claire Nee)
- The role of olfaction in emotion and memory (Lorenzo Stafford)
- Interactional factors in disability (Alessandra Fasulo)
- Eyewitness recall and recognition performance (Lorraine Hope)
- ERP correlates of eye witness identification (Roger Moore)
- The influence of semantics and structure on visual perception (Anne Hillstrom)
- False memory (James Ost)
- Diffuse control in exploratory learning of simple manual tasks (Endre Kadar)
- Facial communication in primates (Bridget Waller)
- Eyewitness memory; social cognition (Hartmut Blank)
Candidates should contact the potential supervisor before submitting an application.
The studentships will be funded for three years and include tuition fees and a maintenance grant (£13,290 in 2009-2010). Students will also receive £1000 per year for research and conference expenses, as well as office space and personal computing facilities. The GTA will spend 50% of their time working for a PhD on the basis of part-time registration, and 50% on Departmental teaching duties. The GTA is a fixed-term appointment for 5 years (salary £24,152-£26,391).