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School of Psychology

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £38,474 to £43,155 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 months)
Basis:  Part Time (0.90)
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 02 April 2023
Interview Date:  Monday 10 April 2023
Reference:  0004-23
Release Date:  Monday 06 February 2023

The School of Psychology is seeking to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer (teaching focused) to provide maternity cover in the areas of health and well-being. The successful candidate will contribute to, develop and enhance the teaching and scholarship activities of the School independently or as part of a team, through professional practice and expertise. 

Candidates may be in the early stages of their academic career, but must be able to demonstrate an established background in psychology appropriate for their stage. Candidates should also demonstrate an ability to deliver teaching in psychology, and should have some experience of undergraduate or postgraduate teaching. 

The successful candidate will join an established group of Psychologists who deliver accredited undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in Psychology. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Head of Psychology, Professor Richard Tunney ( for an informal discussion about the posts before applying. You may also wish to consult the Director of Undergraduate Studies Dr Rob Nash ( Our web site at provides further details about the College of Health and Life Sciences.

Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a bronze award. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly, supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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