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Lecturer in Health Psychology

Keele University - Faculty of Natural Sciences, School of Psychology

Location: Keele
Salary: £35,844 to £41,526 Grade 7A
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st October 2019
Closes: 19th November 2019
Job Ref: KU00001334

Grade 7A Starting salary £35,844 - £41,526

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at

The School of Psychology welcomes applications from ambitious individuals to strengthen our position as a School dedicated to research and teaching excellence. The School has a growing research profile, and this post presents an ideal opportunity for the successful candidate to contribute to our research ambitions. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Psychology (or cognate area), will have a clear plan for developing their research, and will have a dedication to teaching excellence.

The successful candidate will conduct and publish research of international standards, aligning with the University’s strategic priority around global health issues. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to applying for external funding for their research programme. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to the principles of open and reproducible science; candidates are asked to address in their application how they have engaged (or plan to engage) with these practices in their work.

In addition to pursuing excellence in research, the successful candidate will also be expected to make strong contributions to teaching on our Undergraduate (accredited by the British Psychological Society) and Postgraduate courses. The successful candidate will be supported to undertake a PGDip in Higher Education Practice to obtain Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (unless candidate holds an equivalent qualification).

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Jim Grange (Head of School) –

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

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Closing date for applications: 19 November 2019

Post reference: KU00001334

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