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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology and Individual Differences (Maternity Cover)

School of Life Sciences and Education

Location:  Stoke campus
Tenure:  Full time (1.0fte) Fixed Term to Cover Maternity Leave for 9 months
Release Date:  Monday 19 August 2019
Closing Date:   Wednesday 04 September 2019
Interview Date:   Thursday 12 September 2019
Reference:  LSE18-24RA

Grade 7 currently £34,804 - £40,322 per annum pro rata

Grade 8 currently £41,526 - £49,553 per annum pro rata

To teach on BPS accredited UG and PG courses

Come and join our brilliant and friendly team! We are looking for a highly motivated lecturer to join us in delivering our exciting undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and to contribute to our high quality research profile. We have a well-established and popular set of psychology programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and we enjoy an excellent reputation for our research. We benefit from superb purpose-built facilities in in a £30 million Science Centre, and we work across the region with a number of organisations and health agencies.  Putting the students first is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to providing an excellent student experience through exciting and innovative programmes and research informed teaching at every level. 

Applications are sought from very enthusiastic, team-orientated, flexible individuals with excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and presenting skills. The post holder will deliver core content on our undergraduate psychology programmes and will also supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects. As such we are looking for someone who has expertise in social psychology and individual differences, and is able to make these topics interesting and accessible to students. 

Applicants should have a BPS GBC accredited first degree in Psychology and a PhD in Psychology (or expect an award of PhD imminently) or professional doctorate in psychology. They should be able to contribute to delivery of the social psychological content within our BPS accredited programmes.  

Some recent experience of teaching and assessing in HE is essential, 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 (essential for Senior Lecturer), as would evidence of the generation of external income and a teaching qualification (and/or Fellowship of the HEA – also essential for Senior Lecturer).

Should you wish to discuss this vacancy informally before making an application please contact: Dr Emily Buckley, Head of Department, e-mail 

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

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