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Chair of the Research Board 2021-2024

The British Psychological Society is looking to appoint a Chair of Research Board, to take up office from July 2021-2024.

The board aims to promote excellence in psychological research, pure and applied, so that everyone can access evidence-based psychology to enhance their lives, communities and wider society.

Are you:

  • A well-respected academic or practitioner, with a focus on excellence in psychological research
  • Well aware of the challenges faced by researchers at all career stages
  • A strategic thinker that is able to work across a range of research priorities (eg academic publishing), bringing focus for the society, its members and wider academic community
  • Able to identify the strategic priorities for the BPS in relation to psychological research across the discipline

The Chair will also serve as a Trustee of the BPS, playing a key part in the overall strategy and direction.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 08 April 2021.

Interviews are to be held within the first 2 weeks of May.

To apply download a Statement of Interest Form and email it to [email protected]

Interested parties are welcome to speak with Debra Malpass, Director of Knowledge and Insight, for an informal discussion before they put forward their statement of interest.

In order to arrange a convenient time please contact Kerry Wood at [email protected]

Please note: the BPS embraces diversity and values equal opportunities. We are committed to building a society that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

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