Lecturer in Occupational Psychology

University of the West of England, Bristol - Health & Social Sciences Department

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims. 

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study. 

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK. 

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences is seeking to appoint a full time Lecturer in Occupational Psychology, with primary contributions to BPS accredited MSc Occupational Psychology and BSc (Hons) Psychology programmes. We aim to appoint an enthusiastic and research active individual to further enhance a strong psychology team at UWE Bristol and delivery high quality teaching in the area of occupational and related areas of psychology. 

Psychology at UWE Bristol is located within the interdisciplinary Department of Health and Social Sciences. We offer a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes accredited by the British Psychological Society and other professional bodies. We are focused on the delivery of high quality teaching and an excellent student experience, coupled with outstanding research, all delivered with a strong emphasis on the application of academic understanding to real-world contexts with impact. The department includes several research groups and centres, and has close links with other practitioners and researchers across the University, including the Bristol Leadership and Change Centre. 

Due to our continuing success, we are now recruiting academic staff in a number of areas. Working effectively with colleagues, you will be expected to contribute to a learning environment where students have the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to attain the career to which they aspire and to carry out complementary research, knowledge exchange and/or professional practice. 

You will have: 
A postgraduate qualification in Occupational Psychology 
A PhD in Psychology (or be near completion) 
A PGCE - Higher Education or fellowship of the Higher Education Academy would be an advantage. 

Other benefits, in addition to salary: 
• a generous holiday allowance of 35 days 
• up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition; 
• flexible working; 
• excellent defined benefit pension schemes; 
• option to participate in the cycle to work scheme; 
• family friendly policies; 
• option to purchase childcare vouchers. 

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Kris Kinsey on 0117 32 82179 or email: Kris.Kinsey@uwe.ac.uk

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