Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Opening Date:
19 Oct 2022
Closing Date:
23 Oct 2022
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 Department of Psychology is a thriving, research intensive department, conducting world class research across many areas of psychology, including (but not limited to) typical and atypical development across the lifespan, mental health and wellbeing, organisational psychology, behavioural economics, memory, decision making and cognitive neuroscience. We have excellent laboratory infrastructure to support our research, including dedicated EEG and TMS laboratories, a state-of-the art baby-lab, eye-tracking and psychophysiology recording suits and over a dozen additional lab spaces for our varied research activities. 82.5% of our research outputs are classified as internationally excellent or world-leading, placing the department well within the top third of Psychology departments in the UK for research quality (REF 2021). We are proud to be recognised for our high standards of teaching by our students, who rated the department within the top 5 Psychology departments in London, and the top 40 in the UK for overall student satisfaction in the recent National Student Survey (NSS 2021).

The successful candidate will develop and utilise a range of learning and teaching methodologies informed by evidence-based pedagogical and EDI principles that foster positive learning environments for all students.

They will lead curriculum and educational development through the integration of scholarship, research and professional/clinical activities. They will supervise and mentor the work of staff, colleagues and research students to support the development of research capability and expertise and disseminate original research in appropriate national and international peer-reviewed journals, conferences and other relevant media.

They will also contribute to academic leadership and management within the department and school and develop appropriate approaches to external engagement.

Person Specification
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Senior Lecturer in Psychology. We are keen to hear from, but not limited to, those who have academic and teaching experience in the fields of Forensic and/or Social Psychology and can help lead on, and develop, our current provisions on the BSc programme in Psychology with Criminology. As a Senior Lecturer, the post-holder is expected to have a strong research track record and teaching excellence, evidenced through outstanding publications and innovative approaches to engaging students.

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

Closing date: 23rd October 2022 at 11:59pm.

Interviews are scheduled for Monday 5th December 2022.