Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Egham, United Kingdom
£43,660 to £51,687 per annum - including London Allowance
Dec 17, 2019
End of advertisement period
Jan 27, 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Law and Criminology

Location: Egham
Salary: £43,660 to £51,687 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date: Monday 27 January 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Full time, Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Forensic Psychology in the Multi-disciplinary Department of Law and Criminology.

The Department of Law and Criminology at Royal Holloway University of London is a forward thinking, multidisciplinary and research active department, comprising Law, Criminology, Forensic Psychology and Sociology. We offer undergraduate programmes in Criminology and Psychology, Criminology & Sociology and Law, together with Masters programmes in Forensic Psychology, Consumption, Culture & Marketing, Policing and Criminal Justice and Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies.  The Department is also home to an energetic postgraduate research student community.

We seek outstanding teachers and researchers to join our dynamic and multidisciplinary team. Applicants should possess the broad range of skills needed to teach effectively within our existing programmes including our MSc Forensic Psychology and our joint honours BSc Criminology and Psychology. Applicants should be able to contribute to and develop the Department’s teaching portfolio at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including the supervision of doctoral students within the Department to reflect specific areas of expertise.

Candidates should have a PhD or professional doctorate and preferably be (or on track to becoming) a Registered Forensic Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council and a member of the British Psychological Society.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

We offer a vibrant and supportive environment, in an internationally recognised and multidisciplinary academic group. The Department has a strong research culture and good links with Criminal Justice and legal agencies and the NHS, as well as government and charitable organisations. Further information on the Department can be found at:

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at: or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 27 6361.

Closing Date: Midnight, 27 January 2020
Interview Date: TBC

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