Associate Professor/Lecturer in Behavioural Decision Making

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7085676 (Ref.No. LUBSC1551)
Posted: September 20, 2021

Job Description

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in behavioural decision making or related topics such as cognitive psychology, social psychology, behavioural economics or marketing? Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in a Russell Group University? Do you have the drive to tackle new challenges?


This post links to the Centre for Decision Research, which was founded in 1996 and has grown into a leading international research centre. Our research builds on basic and applied approaches to understand how people make real-world decisions, and how to facilitate more informed decisions. We are seeking to appoint high calibre individuals with a strong research and teaching profile to complement our existing research strengths.


The post is intended to extend the Centre’s research and teaching capability in behavioural decision making. You will have a strong commitment to using behavioural research to support decision making. You will be expected to contribute to teaching, to be committed to conducting cutting-edge research, to raise the profile of the Centre for Decision Research and to attract research funding from external resources.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 


Professor Peter Ayton, Professor of Decision Research 





Professor Barbara Summers, Professor of Human Judgment and Decision Making.


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8 to Grade 9
Salary:  £41,526 to £59,135 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 20 September 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 17 October 2021
Reference:  LUBSC1551

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