Lecturer in Psychology

London, United Kingdom
30,000- 35,000
Friday, 13 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 1 December 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile Teaching - Tutor
Contract Type Permanent

Job Purpose

A Psychology Department Lecturer has the following core areas of responsibility:

  • Teaching on a range of psychology subjects as required
  • Creating and marking assessment materials
  • Supervising students’ dissertations
  • Contributing to curriculum development work, such as updating programme materials
  • Providing pastoral support and guidance to students and/or skills development coaching on relevant programmes and modules
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance with BPP systems and processes
  • Contributing to internal and external BPP marketing, business development, outreach and employability activities

Job Background

BPP Psychology Department sits within the BPP School of Health. The School of Health combines the academic excellence of a university with the real-life focus of a professional environment. At the Psychology Department we offer the BPS accredited MSc Psychology Conversion Programmes (campus-based and distance learning) since 2016 as well as deliver Professional Development courses.

Key Responsibilities:

Please see the attached job description for a full list of responsibilities.

Department School of Health - Psychology
Vacancy location UK, London, London Waterloo

Candidate Criteria


  • PhD in Psychology or near completion
  • Experience in teaching psychology modules at University level
  • Expertise in Applied/Social Psychology
  • Ability to develop short CPD courses
  • Ability to independently design teaching materials, Including lectures and seminars
  • Ability to effectively plan, organise and prioritise workload
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and be collaborative
  • Excellent computer/IT skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Student-centric
  • Ownership and accountability
  • Team orientation


  • A teaching qualification relevant to the discipline
  • Practitioner experience relevant to the discipline
  • Experience of delivering online teaching

Development Opportunities

The role of a Psychology Lecturer will develop your skills as a professional educator. You will be given the opportunity to acquire a level 7 teaching qualification, the PGCPHE. You will have regular appraisals with your line manager at which development opportunities will be discussed.

Employment Details

Contract Hours 37.50
FTE 1.00
Salary 30 000- 35 000


Full Job Description
Lecturer in Psychology- FT (1).pdf (139 Kb)

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