Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Occupational Psychology

London, United Kingdom
up to £45,000
01 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Applicants must provide evidence of their right to work in the UK as BPP is unable to provide visa sponsorship

Job Profile Teaching - Tutor
Contract Type Permanent

Job Purpose

A Psychology Department Lecturer has the following core areas of responsibility:

  • Teaching on a range of psychology subjects as required
  • Creating and marking assessment materials
  • Supervising students’ dissertations
  • Contributing to curriculum development work, such as updating programme materials
  • Providing pastoral support and guidance to students and/or skills development coaching on relevant programmes and modules
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance with BPP systems and processes
  • Contributing to internal and external BPP marketing, business development, outreach and employability activities

Job Background

BPP Psychology Department sits within the BPP School of Health. The School of Health combines the academic excellence of a university with the real-life focus of a professional environment. At the Psychology Department we offer BPS-accredited MSc Psychology Conversion Programmes (campus-based and distance learning) since 2016 as well as deliver Professional Development courses.

Key Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities (including but not limited to)

  • Teaching on a range of psychology subjects as required
  • Keep abreast of new developments in relevant areas of psychology and be a subject matter expert
  • Keep abreast of relevant pedagogic methodologies, including undertaking training and development
  • Attend regular practice area and module team meetings to ensure uniform delivery of modules and successful progression of students within programmes and modules
  • Prepare for teaching and teach in-classroom and online for specific programmes
  • Strive to achieve the highest level of teaching feedback from students
  • Work towards attainment of the level 7 PGCLT or Fellowship of the HEA in accordance with BPP's learning and teaching strategy
  • Draft relevant formative and summative assessment materials
  • Record lectures and other learning materials
  • Design seminar activities and learning materials for classroom and online teaching
  • Assist with the smooth running of assessments
  • Mark formative and summative assessments and give feedback in accordance with BPP policies
  • Attend exam boards as required

See attached JD for further details.

Department School of Health - Psychology
Vacancy location UK, London, London Waterloo

Candidate Criteria

  • Professional Doctorate in Occupational Psychology or near completion
  • OR
  • PhD in Psychology or near completion, with research in the Occupational/Business Psychology domain
  • OR
  • MSc Occupational Psychology with substantive practitioner experience in the Occupational/Business Psychology domain
  • Experience in teaching psychology modules at University level
  • Ideally possessing a teaching qualification relevant to the discipline
  • Expertise in Statistics and Research methods
  • Expertise in Applied Occupational/Business Psychology
  • Ability to develop short CPD courses in occupational psychology
  • Ability to independently design teaching materials, Including lectures and seminars
  • Ability to effectively plan, organise and prioritise workload
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and be collaborative
  • Excellent computer/IT skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Student-centric
  • Takes Ownership and accountability
  • Team orientated

Employment Details

Contract Hours 37.50
FTE 1.00
Salary up to 45000

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