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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology

School of Health, Education, Policing and Sciences

Location:  Stoke Campus
Salary:   £38,205 to £54,395 Per Annum (Dependent Upon Experience) Full Time Permanent
Release Date:  Monday 03 June 2024
Closing Date:   Monday 24 June 2024
Interview Date:   Tuesday 02 July 2024
Reference:  HEPS80-24

About the role 

We currently have two Full Time positions available.

We are looking for highly motivated people to join our friendly team delivering primarily on our undergraduate programmes. We have a well established undergraduate, postgraduate and therapies provision and a quality research profile.

Putting the students first is at the heart of the department, and we focus on providing an excellent student experience through our exciting, innovating and research informed teaching.

We are seeking enthusiastic, flexible and team focused psychologists with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to complement the wider team.  As the post holder will deliver core content on our undergraduate psychology programmes along with supervising research projects relevant experience in Social, Biological or forensic/criminological psychology would be particularly advantageous.

Applicants should have a BPS GBC accredited first degree in Psychology and ideally a PhD in Psychology or be working towards. You should be able to contribute to one or more of the GBC accreditation core areas in Psychology.  

Main Responsibilities 

  • Some recent experience of teaching and assessing in HE is advantageous as is demonstration of engagement with scholarship and/or research (evidenced by recent publications in peer-reviewed journals).
  • Experience of course or module leadership or development would be welcomed, as would evidence of the generation of external income and a teaching qualification (and/or Fellowship of the HEA). 
  • A commitment to work towards a teaching qualification and Fellowship of the HEA will be part of probationary process if you do not already have one.
  • You will report to the Course Director of the undergraduate portfolio and Head of Department as appropriate 

Contact For Informal Discussion

For more information or an informal discussion contact Ceri Sudron, Head of Department - Psychology by emailing

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Our Commitment to Inclusion

Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.



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