Assistant Professor in Psychology

Coventry, United Kingdom
£38,467-£54,772 per annum
06 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 13/09/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Salary £38,467-£54,772 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances
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. Asa 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 Middle East, Africa and South-East Asia. Additionally, we offer global experience opportunities through teaching and research-related activities to both staff and students, and we have a strong commitment to the internationalisation of our curricula.

As a commitment to our investment in Psychology, we are now looking to appoint an outstanding and experienced Psychologist to join our highly regarded, and student-focused team. Working with the School's, Deputy Head and Associate Heads of School, the post holder will be pivotal in realising new course provision, whilst acting as a Course Director. This role provides an excellent opportunity to help shape the direction of Psychology at Coventry University over the next period.

The School delivers several undergraduate and postgraduate courses accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any of the core areas of BPS accredited curricula.

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.Applied research activity is an integral part of the Faculty's business and there is a strong commitment to enabling staff to engage in scholarlyship. For this post, the role holder will be expected to focus on academic leadership,and teaching and learning in the first instance.

Applicants must hold a PhD and publications or equivalent outputs or (if from Professional practice background) a good Honours/Masters Degree and appropriate professional qualifications and/or membership and or equivalent professional qualifications that might be considered as equivalent to a PhD. Applicants must demonstrate an experience of delivering in an educational setting. 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 a confidential and informal discussion about the role please contact the Psychology Undergraduate Programme Director Rebecca Jenks

Please note: Coventry University postgraduate students in receipt of a studentship are not eligible to apply for this post.

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