Lecturer, Teaching Focused, Department of Psychology

Egham, United Kingdom
£42,926 to £50,811 per annum - including London Allowance
03 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Psychology

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £42,926 to £50,811 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Friday 28 June 2019
Interview Date:      To be confirmed

Permanent, Full-Time

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer (Teaching Focused) in the Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London. This post-holder will contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching and pastoral care, to leadership and innovation in curriculum development, and to the provision of an outstanding student experience. The post-holder will also contribute to the administration of teaching, and to recruitment, employability, and outreach activities. We are looking for someone who can contribute to a wide range of our teaching portfolio, and may give preference to a candidate who has experience of developmental research and teaching.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in Psychology. S/he will also have demonstrable skills in the delivery of outstanding teaching at UG and PG levels, and will demonstrate the high degree of scholarship needed to engage students in a fast-moving discipline. We are looking for someone who can ultimately build a nationally- or internationally-recognized profile in teaching.

We offer a dynamic and supportive environment, in an internationally recognized department that ranks among the best in the United Kingdom for research (6th in REF 2014) and teaching (90% of students satisfied with the quality of their course in NSS 2016). Royal Holloway, University of London was recently awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework.In the Department of Psychology we offer a host of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including our highly-respected DClinPsy programme, and strive for excellence in all that we do.

The Department has a strong commitment to research inspired teaching, and there is a high level of support for teaching both within the Department and across RHUL. Our staff and students have access to a wide range of state-of-the-art facilities available, such as MRI, EEG, TMS, eye trackers, cognitive behavioural testing suites, social, clinical, and infant observation labs. It also has strong links with external organisations including hospitals, schools, as well as government, industrial, and charity organisations. The College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus based in Egham, Surrey that is close to both Central London and Heathrow Airport, and that is undergoing major investment to provide outstanding facilities for the future.

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.

Information about our existing research and teaching programmes can be found at )

This post is available from September 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Informal enquiries regarding this post can be directed to Prof Hanna Zagefka (

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0519-217

Closing Date: Midnight, 28 June 2019

Interview Date: To be confirmed