Teaching Associate, Department of Psychology

Egham, United Kingdom
£30,896 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
08 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location: Egham
Salary: £30,896 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Post Type: Part Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 19 August 2022
Reference: 0822-354

Please note this post is only available to current students and staff of Royal Holloway

Part-time, Fixed-Term (12 month contract, 7 hours per week/ 0.2 FTE)

Starting Salary is £30,896 pro-rata per annum pro rata inclusive of London Allowance*

*This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.

Applications are invited for a fixed-term Teaching Associate position in the Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences and the Environment. The post runs from 12 September 2022 for one year and will be salaried on that pro-rata basis, using the Royal Holloway Grade 6 scale.

The role involves supporting teaching on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes. Teaching duties will primarily involve working within a small team to deliver our Research Methods and Statistics courses under the direction of our lecturing staff, as well as assessing students’ submitted work. Other activities could include delivering seminars and workshops, supporting the administration of teaching in the Department, and taking part in initiatives designed to enhance the experience of our students. Some experience of teaching at undergraduate or MSc level is desirable.

The post holder will work as part of our academic team in a dynamic and supportive environment that is known internationally for its outstanding research and teaching. There is a strong research environment, with the Department ranked 6th in the UK in the 2014 REF for our world-leading and internationally excellent research. We consistently achieve high levels of student satisfaction in the NSS, with overall satisfaction levels typically over 90% (93% in 2020). There is a strong culture of support for Teaching Focused academics within the Department, with regular training provided and opportunities to engage in scholarship and pedagogic research.

This 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 of London.

Information about our Department can be found at:

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Victoria Bourne, Director of Teaching and Learning by email: The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email:

The College cannot apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post. Candidates applying for this position need to have their own permission to work in the UK based on UK Visa and Immigration requirements.

Please quote the reference: 0822-354

Closing Date: 23:59, 19 August 2022

Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.