Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

University of Bath


The Department of Psychology is seeking a candidate with demonstrable research quality and teaching ability to join their undergraduate teaching team. Psychology at Bath is ranked in the top 5 nationally (The Complete University Guide, The Guardian) and in the top 100 internationally (QS ranking).

About the role

Research excellence will be the primary consideration for filling these vacancies, with expertise in an aspect of developmental psychopathology. 

The University’s research strategy focuses on international excellence, while tackling major global challenges pertaining to three areas of research strength and focus: Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing, and Digital.

  • With a degree in psychology and a PhD in an area of Psychology related to developmental psychopathology.
  • With strong communication skills, you will have a breadth and depth of knowledge to lead course development and scholarship activities.
  • You will bring with you experience with impact related to your research.

We have one vacancy available, and it is offered on a full time (36.5 hours per week) permanent basis. As part of the application process, you will be asked to state which post you wish to be considered for (Lecturer or Senior Lecturer). 

Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Ed Keogh, Deputy Head of Department (Research) on [email protected] or Dr Christel Schneider, Director of Teaching for the undergraduate programme (Teaching) on [email protected]

More information about the Department can also be found at http://www.bath.ac.uk/psychology/ .

About the Department 

The Department of Psychology at the University of Bath is completing a significant expansion. Research in the department occurs across more than six major subdisciplines in psychology, including clinical, developmental, cognitive, environmental, health, and social. We are based in a new £30m purpose-built facility, containing two floors of state-of-the-art labs for interviewing, observation, EEG/ERP, virtual reality, psychobiology, eye-tracking, pain, cross-modal and computerised testing.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award . We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff .

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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