Lecturer in Psychology

Opening Date:
26 Jun 2023
Closing Date:
17 Jul 2023
Salary Range:


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realizing its vision of being a leading global university.

We are seeking to appoint 3 new outstanding Lecturers in Psychology who have experience in a range of topics and can enhance our students’ experience through innovative pedagogy. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with expertise in Organisational Psychology and the Psychology of Consumer Behaviour but welcome applications also from those who can complement our department in other areas. We are a thriving, research intensive department that delivers high standards of teaching through innovative pedagogy. We have excellent laboratory infrastructure to support our research and teaching and are proud to be ranked as one of the top 5 Psychology Departments in London in the recent NSS.

The successful candidate will primarily be expected to contribute to taught modules of our undergraduate programmes in Psychology and Psychology with Criminology but may also be involved in teaching on our MSc programmes in Organisational Psychology, Behavioural Economics and Clinical Social and Cognitive Neuroscience. In addition, the successful candidate will also perform the role of personal tutor to students, supervise dissertations, contribute to departmental administrative duties, and contribute to team, departmental and wider school events and meetings.

Person Specification
The candidate should be able to deliver engaging and high-quality teaching in areas of Psychology that is tailored to diverse student needs and informed by innovative pedagogy and scholarship as demonstrated through engagement with the UK Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and supporting learning in Higher Education. Candidates must have an honours degree in a related discipline and postgraduate qualifications or equivalent professional experience in a relevant field.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
The role is available from 4th September 2023.
Closing date for applications: 17th July 2023 at 11:59pm
Interviews are scheduled for: 8th August 2023 and/or 10th of August 2023
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City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.
We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background. City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.