Lecturer in Psychology

Opening Date:
30 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
2 Jun 2024
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% at 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 realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The culture at City is built on our shared core values, which means that all employees are expected to behave according to our values: “We care, We learn, We act.”

We are seeking to appoint 2 new outstanding Lecturers in Psychology who have academic, teaching and research experience in the areas of Social Psychology, Forensic Psychology and/or Criminology and who can make a significant contribution to our educational activities and research environment. 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 within the top 3 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, such as the MSc Psychology Conversion. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to our research environment, 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 research, 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 PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant field. Candidates applying on the Education and Research track must also have a strong publication track record and demonstrated experience in securing research funding.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 2nd of June 2024 at 11:59pm.
Interviews are scheduled for the 17th of June 2024.

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.