Assistant Director and Associate Professor of UCL Centre for Behaviour Change
Closing date 28th July 2018
An opening exists for the Assistant Director of University College London’s Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC) (www.ucl.ac.uk/behaviour-change) at Associate Professor grade. The post-holder should have advanced expertise in behaviour change, a strong track record of research publications and grants, and have the leadership and project management skills to lead the activities at CBC, which is directed by Professor Susan Michie. The purpose of the CBC is to increase the quality and quantity of academic activity in behaviour change at UCL and beyond, and to promote interdisciplinary collaboration, transdisciplinary thinking and the translation of academic expertise into practice and policy. CBC aims to become a leading and world-renowned centre for expertise in behaviour change. In addition to fostering research, CBC provides consultancy, organises public and other events, an annual international conference and annual summer schools. It also hosts an MSc in Behaviour Change and has a diverse training programme. The CBC is based at UCL’s Bloomsbury campus and has a full-time administrator, a full-time Research Lead and two part-time Senior Teaching Fellows.
Applicants should have excellent research, leadership and communication skills, with proven experience of effective interdisciplinary, and ideally intersectoral, working. A 2.1 (or higher) and a PhD in a Behavioural Science or closely related field are required, as well as a good track record of research publications and grants. Applicants should have advanced knowledge of behavioural science evidence, methods and theory and be able to apply this to a wide range of topics. They will have excellent project management skills and be an organised, independent and pro-active researcher and manager who has experience of establishing effective, collaborative links in multi-disciplinary and multi-centre projects.
Full information and applications can be made here