We are delighted to announce an opening for an Educational Psychologist to join our academic team. Coinciding with the launch of our new BSc in Educational Psychology in Autumn 2021, we are looking for someone who can contribute to this specialist degree as well as other core areas of Psychology, including research methods. The post holder will join a friendly international team and, in addition to research and scholarly activity, will actively engage in curriculum development and departmental citizenship alongside them for the betterment of all Psychology programmes and students.
About you (requirements)
You will have (or be close to completing) a PhD in Educational Psychology or a closely related discipline, recent and successful experience of university teaching in relevant areas, and a track record or demonstrable potential in research, professional practice and / or scholarship in line with career stage. Please see the job description for more details.
At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Based in a World Heritage city in the UK, we’re connected to a vast network of international partners ensuring that our students are socially engaged global citizens. By blending digital technologies, international perspectives and work-orientated connections with our inspirational teaching, we’re set to transform the lives of our students every day. And we need great, inspirational people, people like you, to join us and pave the way.
The largest department within the School of Sciences, Psychology houses a wonderfully international group of academics active across a wide range of areas. Our Educational Psychology BSc has been developed with the School of Education and offers the opportunity to engage with the multiple research hubs dedicated to the study and advancement of knowledge in areas across Educational Psychology. This includes: the Research Centre for Transnational Creativity and Education (TRACE), which looks to innovate ways of thinking and making across the cultures of creativity and education; the Centre for Research in Early Childhood, which is concerned with issues of social justice, participation and voice in early childhood; the Centre for Research in Scientific and Technological Learning and Education (CRSTLE), which aims to inform and improve scientific and technological engagement across educational settings; and the Psychology Centre for Health and Cognition (PCHC), which explores the intersections between health, cognition and the brain, and how those fields influence how we interact with the larger world.
For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Dr Jermaine Ravalier, on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interview Date: Thursday 5 November 2020.
How to apply
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We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a nursery, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies
We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community and would particularly welcome applicants from systemically marginalized groups as we are currently under-represented at this level.