Lecturer in Psychology of Education

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
28 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Psychology of Education 

Job number   ACAD103163 
Division/School    School of Education 
Contract type    Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern   Full time 
Salary   Grade J in the range £36,613 - £41,212 or on Grade K in the range £42,418 - £ 47,722 
Closing date for applications   25-Mar-2018  

The School of Education is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual who can demonstrate a broad knowledge base in the field of psychology as well as depth in one of the following areas: biological psychology, cognitive psychology and/or cognitive neuroscience.

The successful individual will be expected to join and make a positive contribution to our collegiate and creative teaching teams and contribute to the design and educational delivery of units on our MSc Psychology of Education (BPS accredited) and BSc Psychology in Education (BPS accredited) programmes. They will contribute to teaching in the areas of biological psychology, cognitive psychology and/or cognitive neuroscience and their ability to lead teaching in these areas is desirable. They will also make expert contributions in other units, engaging with educational issues that can be approached from a range of disciplinary perspectives

The successful candidate will play an active part in contributing to the intellectual community within the School of Education through collaboration and the development of excellence in their research and publications. Candidates who can articulate how their research and teaching interrelate are of particular interest, as well as those who can demonstrate the relevance of their work to education or educational settings. They should also be able to supervise at undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels, and actively seek to ensure the wider social impact of their research.
To discuss the role please contact Professor Bruce Macfarlane. Tel: 0117 3314314 or email:
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.