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Senior Lecturer (Health Psychology)

UWE, Bristol - School of Social Sciences

Location: Bristol
Salary: £42,155 to £53,353
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th November 2022
Closes: 3rd January 2023
Job Ref: R05255

About the vacancy:

The School of Social Sciences at the University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology (0.6FTE, permanent post).  The successful applicant will be a HCPC registered Health Psychologist and Chartered Psychologist, with practice and leadership experience, with a commitment to innovative and high-quality teaching. You will contribute to the highly regarded Health Psychology provision, and in particular the Masters in Health Psychology and Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology.

The post is based within the interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences within the College of Health, Science and Society and contribute to the Psychological Sciences Research Group. Our staff are professional practitioners and researchers at the forefront of their specialist areas. Our students benefit from their cutting-edge insight, practical experience, and innovative approaches to teaching. We collaborate closely with employers and stakeholders to ensure that our curricula remain current, topical, and relevant to societal needs.

We offer a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and other professional bodies. We are focussed on the delivery of high-quality teaching with a strong emphasis on the application of academic understanding to real-world contexts with impact.  

About you:

The successful applicants will have a prominent profile in the field of Health Psychology and a very good track record in leadership of teams; delivering a high quality learning experience; planning and managing the delivery of curricula to ensure academic content, coherence, quality and conformity with university regulations and professional body requirements.

Where is the role based?

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed – £300m has been invested in new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation while we continue to develop incredible new facilities to enhance our offer even further.

Why UWE Bristol?

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with a strong network of employer and partner connections.

 In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days pro rata
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • flexible working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • 1st month free to our Centre for Sport facilities for all new starters
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
  • Retail savings via the Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

We also boast an excellent in-house Learning & Development team.

Add your individuality to ours

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol however all appointments are made strictly on individual merit.

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Dr Zoe Thomas Associate Head of Department (Psychology) by email: zoe2.thomas@uwe.ac.uk

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