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Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Life & Health Sciences

Salary:  £49,149 to £56,950 per annum
Grade:  Grade 10
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 15 April 2018
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  R180089

Led by an ambitious research and development strategy, we are seeking to build on our established strengths. As part of this initiative, the School of Life and Health Sciences is seeking to appoint a new colleague who will contribute to the research and teaching profile in Psychology at Aston University.  

Candidates for the Senior Lectureship should have a strong track record of research in any area which complements current research in the Department, evidenced by successful independent research activity including securing external research funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an excellent track record of effective teaching in Psychology and an enthusiasm to engage in the strategic development of teaching programmes. We are particularly seeking candidates with expertise and/or experience in teaching in the area of ageing. Expertise in advanced statistics and quantitative research methods relevant to Applied Health Research would also be advantageous. Candidates must have a Doctorate in Psychology and a 2:1 or 1st class degree in Psychology or an aligned field.

Members of the Psychology Department are members of either the Applied Health Research Group (AHRG) or the Basic and Applied Neurosciences Group (BANG). Further information about research activities may be found at and The Psychology Department runs a suite of BPS accredited Single and Joint Honours undergraduate programmes, Masters Programmes in Health Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience and contributes to the Undergraduate programme in Neuroscience.

All candidates must be able to demonstrate the necessary teamwork skills to foster collaboration with existing colleagues and to build links both within the University and externally, and the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Head of Psychology, Professor Helen Pattison (0121-204 4073; email: for informal discussion about the posts before applying. You may also wish to consult the Research Directors, Dr Claire Farrow for AHRG (0121-204 5384; email: and Professor Brian Roberts for BANG (0121-204 3887; email: Our web site at provides further details about the School of Life & Health Sciences.

Interviews are due to take place week commencing 14 May 2018.

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