Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Lincoln, United Kingdom
£34,304 per annum
18 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Psychology

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £34,304 per annum
This post is permanent and full time at 1.0 FTE
Closing Date:   Monday 15 August 2022
Interview Date:   Thursday 01 September 2022
Reference:  CSS360A

Lecturer salary from £34,304 per annum

Senior Lecturer salary from £39,739 per annum

The School of Psychology at the University of Lincoln is among the Top 40 in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework and 99% of our research was judged to be of international significance, with all of our work having internationally excellent real world impact.


We are an expanding school within a university that has established a reputation as one of the most dynamic and fastest growing in the UK.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology to add to our existing strengths in research and teaching. The successful candidate will contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio. 

Applicants will have a PhD in Psychology. We are looking to recruit individuals with a strong and developing track record of research who, at the same time, can demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence and innovation. Experience in teaching quantitative statistics in R, Jasp or Jamovi is required. 

We welcome applications from outstanding individuals with an interest in any area of Psychology. You will be an integral member of our programme teams and member of one or more of the following research groups: 

  • Perception & Cognition
  • Development and Behaviour
  • Psychological Health and Wellbeing
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Social Psychology

You will be an excellent team player as well as showing leadership in developing research projects and impactful research as well as leading your own research agenda in line with the University research strategy. You will be able to demonstrate how you will be ready for future REF submission through a publication record and research trajectory that demonstrates high quality. There will be opportunities to develop your knowledge and expertise through staff development courses and events.

The School of Psychology has a purpose-built building with an extensive range of dedicated research equipment including EEG, TMS, Eye tracking (Tobii, Eyelink, DPI, Ober and VSG), Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound imaging and a 3D body and face scanner. There are also specific labs dedicated to Psychobiology, Sensorimotor Integration, Sleep and Infant research and resources to support comparative / animal based research in the field. 

Based at the heart of the beautiful historic city of Lincoln, you will join a friendly and thriving department with an outstanding reputation for student experience and an excellent reputation for excellence in research.

The University supports the progress and advancement of women in science and the School was awarded an Athena SWAN Silver award.

The School of Psychology recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and proactively works to make our School an inclusive environment. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are currently underrepresented at this level.

For an informal discussion about the posts, please contact the Head of School, Dr Kirsty Miller (