Professor of Psychology

Job Title: Professor of Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wolverhampton
Salary: Circa £60,000 to £65,000 pa
Reference: 10665
Contact Name: Faculty Executive - 01902 323286
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Job Published: January 24, 2017 15:49

Job Description

Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing

Professor of Psychology

Circa £60,000 to £65,000 pa

The University of Wolverhampton is the University of Opportunity and is continuing to invest significantly (£6m) in its research infrastructure to promote a research active environment, with innovative research, focussing on discovery, informed teaching and scholastic excellence as a means of promoting academic excellence and business and community engagement. As Bronze Athena Swan Institutional Award holders we are committed to ensure that gender equality is embedded within our research. 

Our vibrant and successful multidisciplinary Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing offers the opportunity to build on success through research leadership of our dynamic community. Our strategy is ambitious. We are committed to growing high quality education and research that informs and contributes to transformational change and excellence, working with our expanding network of partners and employers locally, nationally and internationally. 

We are making a significant new investment in our research community and welcome applications for a range of professorial and readership positions. We welcome applications from outstanding candidates who can contribute to our ambitious plans. The successful candidates will join a Faculty that has deeply embedded and highly successful collaborative links with practice across the region and beyond, in the fields of education, health and social care, psychology and sport. 

Successful candidates will have been entered in REF2014, have a track record of internationally recognised publications and impact, and demonstrate recent success in securing external project funding. They will be team players and have demonstrated previous ability to lead, motivate, inspire and to develop others.  

For an informal discussion about this post, in the first instance, please contact Faculty Executive or by telephone 01902 323286.

Ref: 10665

Closing date: 16 February 2017.

Interviews will be held in March 2017.

For more information about this post and to apply on line, go to our website

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.