Lecturer in Psychology (Individual Differences)

Opening Date:
1 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
27 Mar 2022
Salary Range:

A bit about the School of Health & Society…

Our School of Health & Society is one of the largest providers of nursing, midwifery, allied health professional, Social Work and Counselling and Psychotherapy education programmes in the UK, known for our track record of collaborating with a wide range of industry partners across health and social care to produce highly skilled graduates with real work experience. We are at an interesting time in the Higher Education sector, there is significant change in terms of oversight, student expectations and changing demographics and we are trying to do things differently so that we stay ahead of these changes. Our connection to industry is stronger than ever and we’re proud to have more partnerships with SMEs than any other Greater Manchester University.

We provide a diverse range of programmes from undergraduate degrees in physiotherapy and psychology, to postgraduate degrees in public health and sports injury rehabilitation. The Directorate of Psychology and Sport continues to expand, and we are seeking additional staff to support this growth.

So what will the role involve?

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Psychology (Individual Differences) to add to our successful Psychology subject area. Applicants are expected to have a first degree in in Psychology or a related subject, preferably with GBC status with the British Psychological Society. You should have a PhD in Psychology or a closely related discipline (or be close to completion) or have substantial relevant industry/sector experience. The post requires someone who is research active and who can play a full part in the activities of the Directorate. The appointed person will be expected to contribute to teaching and assessment in the core areas of the BPS syllabus (including Individual Differences). You should have research interests relevant to Individual Differences and/or other areas within the core areas of the BPS syllabus, mental health, addictions, media psychology, and the psychology of coercive control.

For further information on the role, please contact the Director of Psychology and Sport, Dr Steve Atkins (S.J.Atkins@Salford.ac.uk) or the Head of Psychology, Dr Linda Dubrow-Marshall (L.Dubrow-Marshall@Salford.ac.uk).

What’s in it for you?

With over 200 languages spoken across Greater Manchester, we want to create an inspirational, inclusive learning and working environment, celebrating the diversity of our University community in our everyday conversations. Our student population is already incredibly diverse and we want to ensure this is reflected across our colleague profile as well.

To help you, we have wide ranging colleague support networks, promoting awareness events throughout the year and giving you the opportunity to share your experiences with others. Our extensive faith centre facilities reflect our continuing commitment to support the student and colleague experience and the beliefs and values you bring to our community.

There is a varied benefits package available through ‘MySalford’ where you can tailor your benefits to suit your own lifestyle – everything from additional annual leave, savings on High Street shopping, travel discounts as well as health and wellbeing support.