Lecturer (Assistant Professor) Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) - Applied Clinical Psychology

Job Title: Lecturer (Assistant Professor) Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) - Applied Clinical Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath
Salary: Starting from £42,149, rising to £50,296 (Lecturer) or £51,799, rising to £65,573 (Senior Lecture/Reader)
Reference: CH8830
Job Published: November 08, 2021 14:03

Job Description

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) - Applied Clinical Psychology

Dept: Psychology

Starting from £42,149, rising to £50,296 (Lecturer) or £51,799, rising to £65,573 (Senior Lecture/Reader)

Ref: CH8830


The Department of Psychology at the University of Bath is seeking a scientist with expertise relating to applied clinical psychology, potentially integrated with other areas of focus (e.g., cognitive science, developmental, health, or social psychology).


You will contribute to research and teaching in the Department, and the Masters in Applied Clinical Psychology in particular. Research excellence will be a key consideration for this vacancy. The Department is seeking applicants with proven research quality, with international reach, and the ability to contribute to teaching in our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, while advancing our research and teaching.


Informal enquiries can be directed to the programme’s incoming Director of Studies, Dr Melissa Atkinson (; +44 (0)1225 386197) or to the Head of Department, Professor Greg Maio (; +44 (0)1225 384647).


About us:


Research and teaching in the Department of Psychology occurs across five clusters: social and environmental psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive science, development and psychopathology, and health psychology. We are based in a new £30m purpose-built facility, containing two floors of state-of-the-art labs for interview, group observation, EEG/ERP, virtual reality, psychobiology, eye-tracking, pain, cross-modal and computerised testing.


In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, staff in the department were returned in different units of assessment, the largest of which (Allied Health Professions) obtained the highest REF2014 rating across the whole University. The University was ranked 12th overall in the UK in REF2014. The Department was recently ranked 2nd in the 2020 Complete University Guide. More information about the Department can be found at


Closing date: Sunday 28 November 2021.


What we can offer you:


Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work.


We are:

  • a family friendly workplace
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University.
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

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.


We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.


The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.