Lecturer in Psychology

Coventry, United Kingdom
£33,806 - £41,536 per annum
Nov 05, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 22, 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 22/11/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Salary £33,806 - £41,536 per annum
Job category/type Academic

Job description

This is an exciting time to join Coventry University and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences. With a University Gold TEF rating, ranking 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses we have demonstrable excellence in student experience. As a global University, our contribution to teaching excellence extends beyond our UK campuses, and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences works with partner organisations in Europe, the MiddleEast, Africa and South-East Asia. Additionally, we offer global experience opportunities through teaching and research-related activities to both staffand students, and we have a strong commitment to the internationalisation of our curricula.

We are now looking to appoint Lecturers in Psychology to join our highly regarded team of academics. You will be a highly motivated andexperienced academic and/or practitioner with a demonstrable track record inPsychology. You will be a confident and clear communicator with a high level ofinter-personal skill, and personal effectiveness to promote an outstanding experience for all our stakeholders. You will adopt a flexible approach to yourteaching and be committed to delivering the highest standards of student experience.

The School delivers several undergraduate and postgraduate courses accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). We welcome applications from candidates for the 2 vacancies below:

  • Post 1: applicants who will be able to teach psychology across the psychology curricula, they will be versatile and able to teach a wide range of psychological topics at both undergraduate and post graduate level.
  • Post 2: applicants require versatility to teach across the psychology curricula but with a focus on applied health and clinical psychology, ideally suited to a candidate who can teach across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules.

The School is recognised for the high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses. This includes a broad portfolio of on-campus, off-campus, blended and distance learning courses both discipline and profession specific. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including Local Authority Social Services, Strategic Health Authorities, NHSTrusts, education, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors. Research activity is an integral part of the Faculty's business and there is a commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research.

Applicants must have a PhD in an appropriate subject and experience of delivering in a higher educational setting. If from a Professional Practice background, applicants must have a good Honours Degree,and a Masters degree), and appropriate professional qualifications and/ormembership and/or equivalent professional qualifications that might beconsidered as equivalent to a PhD.

Coventry University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the PGCE.

For further information please contact Dr Rebecca Jenks

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Interview Date: 11 December 2019