Lecturer in Psychology (Fixed Term/Part-Time)

Opening Date:
13 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
2 Jul 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% 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.

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 one new outstanding Lecturer in Psychology who has academic, teaching and research experience in Cognitive or Social Neuroscience, and/or Differential Psychology and who can make a significant contribution to our educational activities. This is a one-year, temporary (1 September 2024 to 31 August 2025), and part-time (0.7 FTE) position. We are a thriving, research intensive department that delivers high standards of teaching through innovative pedagogy. We 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 (in particular, modules on Biological Psychology and Personality and Differential Psychology) and of our MSc in Clinical, Social and Cognitive Neuroscience (in particular, modules on Social Cognition and Social Neuroscience). In addition, the successful candidate will 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.

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 July 2024 at 11:59pm.

Interviews to be scheduled for the week commencing 15th July 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.

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