Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Reader - Psychology

Job title Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Reader - Psychology

Department Psychology

Salary Starting from £42,149, rising to £60,022

Grade Grade 8 to Grade 9

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311

Placed on Friday 27 August 2021

Closing date Sunday 31 October 2021

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference AL8563

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Joining our multi-disciplinary team you will make a significant contribution to our research and teaching, with a particular focus on our Masters in Applied Clinical Psychology.

About you: 

With a background in research excellence you will be scientist with expertise relating to applied clinical psychology, potentially integrated with other areas of focus (e.g., cognitive neuroscience, developmental, educational, forensic, health, or social psychology).

With demonstrable research quality, you will have an international reach, and the ability to contribute to teaching in our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, while advancing our research and teaching on topics related to sustainability.

For more information:

Informal enquiries can be directed to a Deputy Head of Department, Professor Sarah Halligan (S.L.Halligan@bath.ac.uk; +44 (0)1225 383167) or to the Head of Department, Professor Greg Maio (g.r.maio@bath.ac.uk; +44 (0)1225 384647).

As part of the application process, candidates will be asked to state which post they wish to be considered for (Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader).

About us:

Research and teaching in the Department of Psychology occurs across five clusters: social and environmental psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive science, development and psychopathology, and health psychology. We are based in a new £30m purpose-built facility, containing two floors of state-of-the-art labs for interview, group observation, EEG/ERP, virtual reality, psychobiology, eye-tracking, pain, cross-modal and computerised testing.

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, staff in the department were returned in different units of assessment, the largest of which (Allied Health Professions) obtained the highest REF2014 rating across the whole University. The University was ranked 12th overall in the UK in REF2014. The Department was recently ranked 2nd in the 2020 Complete University Guide. More information about the Department can be found at http://www.bath.ac.uk/psychology/.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. We are:

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We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.