Lecturer in Health Psychology

Birmingham, United Kingdom
26 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer (Health Psychology)  

Salary:     £34,520 to £47,722 per annum [Grade 8 to 9]
Basis:            Full time
Closing Date:        23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 24 July 2018
Interview Date:    Wednesday 8 August 2018
Reference:        R180296

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 Health Psychology at Aston University.  

Candidates for the Lectureship in Health Psychology may be in the early stages of their academic career but must be able to demonstrate a record of research excellence appropriate for their stage, a track record in securing research funding, or potential to attract such funding with a clear ambition to develop internationally recognised activity. Candidates should have some experience of undergraduate or postgraduate teaching. We are particularly seeking candidates with expertise in Advanced Statistics and Quantitative Research methods relevant to Health Psychology.  Experience of, or aptitude for, teaching in Ageing would be advantageous. 

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.

The successful candidate will join an established group of Health Psychologists who deliver accredited on-campus and online MSc programmes in Health Psychology, provide Stage 2 and PhD supervision and contribute to undergraduate teaching.  Members of the Psychology Department belong to 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 

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Head of Psychology, Professor Helen Pattison ( ) for informal discussion about the posts before applying. You may also wish to consult the Director of Research for Applied Health, Dr Claire Farrow ( or the Programme Directors for the Health Psychology MSc, Dr Rachel Shaw ( and Dr Rebecca Knibb ( Our web site at provides further details about the School of Life & Health Sciences.

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