Skills Enhancement Tutor, Psychology

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£32,816 - £39,152 per annum (Grade 5)
19 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Oct 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 13/10/2019
Salary: Salary: £32,816 - £39,152 per annum (Grade 5)
Package: Excellent benefit package

Job description

We are currently looking for a Skills Enhancement Tutor in Psychology to join our School of Applied Science on a full time basis.

Edinburgh Napier University is listed as a top 10 Modern UK University for Psychology and Social Science. Our GBP 60million Science and Health Campus in Sighthill houses purpose-built psychology labs with experiment generating and analysis software, and specialist labs for perception, eye-tracking, observation of social interaction, Bio-Pac and EEG Equipment.

Our significant capital investment programme has provided experimental testing/interview rooms supported by state of the art video camera and editing facilities. We have a DI14D Pro System (with three pods) for markerless high fidelity facial motion capture in both black and white and colour; and SMI iViewX RED Eyetracker.

Staff and postgraduate students in the Psychology subject group are involved in a range of research areas covering Forensic Psychology, Applied Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology, and Occupational and Work Psychology.

The role

As a Tutor you will contribute to the active learning, teaching, and assessment (LTA) of students within the school. You will organise, co-ordinate, deliver, and assess on relevant programmes offered across the subject area. You will undertake appropriate administrative tasks relevant to the post; this may include work associated with examinations, assessment, and tutoring. You will ensure that content, methods of delivery, and learning materials will support the defined learning outcomes. You will assess the work and progress of students by reference to defined criteria and provide constructive feedback to students.

Who are we looking for?

Essential requirements:

  • You will have completed, or be close to completing, a post-graduate degree in a relevant subject.
  • We welcome applications from all areas of psychology, and particularly welcome expertise in Forensic Psychology, Child Development, or Health Psychology. 
  • You will have a teaching qualification, or willingness to work towards HEA Fellowship
  • You will have recent experience of supporting students

For more information about the role, please click here for the full job description.

How will we reward you?

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement, and offer an attractive benefit package. This includes a minimum of 46 days annual leave (pro rata for part time posts), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities, and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Salary: GBP 32,816 - GBP 39,152 per annum (Grade 5)

Additional Information

For more information regarding this position please contact Marc Kozlowski at m.kozlowski@napier.ac.uk. More information on the Psychology staff group can be found here.

Application closing date: Sunday 13th October 2019.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 30th October 2019.

Please note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment, as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter), and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive, and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.