Call to Action: Expressions of interest - BASES Psychology Division Chair

16th June 2023

Prof Adam Gledhill FBASES (Psychology Division) will finish his current term of Division Chair and Director of the Association after the November 2023 Board meeting.

We would like to thank Adam for his hard work for BASES and for his Division over his tenure.

We are now going to open advert to recruit a new Psychology Division Chair, who will also become a Director for the Association, starting their term from the end of November 2023. The incoming Division Chair will attend (virtually or in person) and observe the November 2023 Board meeting on 15 November 2023.

If you are interested in applying for the role, the job description can be found here and the application form can be found here.

The appointment of this Director and Division Chair role will be via a formal, open and transparent recruitment process, with the aim of attracting the widest range of the most suitable talent. At BASES, we are committed to Fairness, Professionalism, Honesty, Responsibility and Excellence. We strive to improve our ways of working to be more inclusive and diverse, to accelerate our impact on society and live up to our Values. We acknowledge that we lack representation from various underrepresented groups and therefore strongly encourage applications that will amplify the voices of people with a disability, those from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds, women or gender diverse people in STEMM and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Please notify the Chief Executive Officer ( if you require reasonable adjustments to be made throughout the recruitment process.

Interested candidates are to submit their application form by noon on Friday 18 August 2023. Please mark your email Confidential and send to

The Human Resources, Appointments and Remuneration Committee will review all applications. The successful candidates will be announced around early September 2023.

If any prospective applicant would like a confidential chat about the role, please contact either Ian Wilson, BASES Chief Executive Officer ( or Prof Zoe Knowles FBASES, BASES Chair (


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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