Lecturer in Occupational Psychology

University of the West of England
£33,797 - £40,322
Contract Type: 
Full Time
Contract Details: 
Full time, permanent
Details of Role: 

Psychology at UWE Bristol: You will be joining a collaborative and supportive team, helping us to offer our suite of undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and other professional bodies. We have a vibrant research culture, organised around several University Centres of Excellence, including The Centre for Health and Clinical Research; Centre for Appearance Research; Centre for Public Health and Wellbeing along with the Psychological Sciences Research Group and Social Sciences Research Group. You can find out more about these groups and what they do by clicking here.

Working in the interdisciplinary Department of Health and Social Sciences, our staff are professional practitioners and researchers at the forefront of their specialist areas, so our students benefit from their cutting-edge insight, practical experience and innovative approaches to teaching. Delivering high quality teaching and an excellent student experience is a key focus for us, and we are proud to hold Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

About you: For this role, you will need to have experience of delivering high quality teaching, consultancy briefings or training. Working collaboratively with colleagues on the delivery of high quality teaching and learning, you will contribute to the highly regarded occupational psychology provision at UWE Bristol. We are particularly keen to appoint an individual committed to developing ready and able graduates who are active citizens capable of making real contributions to their communities, workplaces and society. You will have opportunities to engage in research and/or scholarly/professional activity to expand your academic field, develop your own professional career, and enhance and inform teaching design, delivery and curriculum development.

For a full description of what this role entails and to see the full criteria, please see the attached job description above this advert and if you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Chris Pawson on 0117 328 7268 or email: Chris.Pawson@uwe.ac.uk

About UWE

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,800 staff. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections.

Our staff and students come from over 160 countries making this a diverse, dynamic and interesting place to work and study. We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include an impressive 88% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey, placing us 11th of all UK universities for overall student satisfaction and 7th of all universities in England. We are 6th in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey) and importantly, 95% of UWE Bristol graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation. We have also achieved TEF Gold status and The Guardian has placed us in the top 30 Universities in the UK.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity and is a big pull for students and employers alike. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

Frenchay Campus: This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m having been invested recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation to enhance our offer even further.

Frenchay campus has excellent transport links; as well as being located near the motorway network we are within walking distance of two train stations, our bus terminus connects us to the local bus and metrobus network and we also have a range of cycling and changing facilities, making our campus the ideal place to work for those commuting to Bristol.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:

a generous holiday allowance of 35 days

up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year

flexible working

excellent defined benefit pension schemes

access to employee assistance programme

savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme

option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

family friendly policies

onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.

Further information

This is a permanent role and is full-time working on a 100% contract.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, 19 July, 2020 - 09:30
How to Apply: 

PLease apply on the UWE Bristol website by clicking here

Contact Person: 
Santiago Sonderegger
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
0117 328 6007
Postal Address: 
UWE Bristol - Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Ln, Bristol BS16 1QY