Professor or Reader in Health Psychology

Job Title: Professor or Reader in Health Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: See job description
Reference: 12003
Contact Name: Prof Jonathan Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 15, 2016 12:43

Job Description

Professor or Reader in Health Psychology

Birkbeck University of London

(Ref 12003)

We are looking for a new Professor or Reader to join our research intensive Department of Psychological Sciences, ranked in the top 5 in the UK in both the 2014 REF research excellence framework and in RAE2008. We have earmarked health psychology for expansion.

In particular, we wish to consolidate and further strengthen our capacity for mixed methods research. Applications are invited from quantitative health psychologists committed to pursuing mixed methods research in collaboration with our internationally renowned experiential qualitative researchers in the interpretative phenomenological analysis research group. In addition, the successful candidate will be able and expected to pursue their own independent body of research.

Further details of the post can be found here:

For further information on this opportunity please contact: Professor Jonathan A Smith,

Further Information

Salary -

Professor: Salary to be negotiated, minimum £61,264 per annum.

Reader: Grade 9 of the college’s London Pay Scale which is £53,361 rising to £59,587 per annum.

The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Thursday 1 December 2016.