Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader (Associate Professor) in Psychology

Job Title: Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader (Associate Professor) in Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath
Salary: Starting from £40,792, rising to £58,089
Job Published: September 10, 2019 15:36

Job Description

Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader (Associate Professor) in Psychology

Department: Psychology

Starting from £40,792, rising to £58,089

Grade 8 to Grade 9

Ref: SJ6992

The Department of Psychology at the University of Bath is completing a significant expansion. Research in the department occurs across more than six major subdisciplines in psychology, including clinical, cognitive, developmental, environmental, health, and social.  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.

Research excellence will be the primary consideration for filling these vacancies, although expertise in social psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and/or educational psychology are desirable.   The Department is seeking applicants with demonstrable research quality. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, staff 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

The University of Bath is situated in the beautiful World Heritage City of Bath and is part of the GW4 group of leading Universities (with Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter). Bath is also a member of the ERSC-funded SWDTC. Bath is 15 minutes from Bristol by train and 90 minutes from London and Oxford.

In your application, please indicate which one of the three vacancies you are seeking: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Reader

Informal enquiries can be directed to a Deputy Head of Department, Dr Laura Smith (; + 44 (0)1225 383167) or to the Head of Department, Professor Greg Maio (; +44 (0)1225 384647).

To apply, please click here.

Closing date: Sunday 10 November 2019.

Interview date: Wednesday 18 December 2019.

The University of Bath has a bronze award from the Athena SWAN Charter Scheme. Both the Department and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.