Professor of Psychology

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

Job overview:

The Psychology subject area within the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences is seeking to appoint a Professor to conduct research and provide leadership that aligns with the Faculty’s research strategy.

About the role:

This post offers an exciting opportunity to work within the interdisciplinary Department of Health and Social Sciences and make a major contribution to the development of the department’s growing profile in research, teaching and community engagement.

We believe research is central to everything we do. We have a vibrant research culture, including the Psychological Sciences Research Group. There are over 50 Psychology staff and specific areas of interest include, cognition and neuroscience, lifespan development, critical social psychology and psychological interventions in work, health and therapeutic settings.

About you:

You will be eligible for the REF, with expertise in an area of applied psychology, or scholarship contributing to developments in applied psychology.

You will have a substantial national and international record demonstrating subject expertise, excellence and achievement.

You will be able to show a strong track record and ongoing achievement of: successful bidding for external research funding; producing high quality contributions to knowledge in terms of your published work; and leading research development initiatives

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, we would like to hear from you.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 29 March 2018.

Salary details:

UWE Bristol operates a competitive Professorial Performance and Reward Scheme with a salary range of £60,173 - £86,889. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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.

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.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

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