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Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£44,263 to £54,395 plus £4069 London weighting per annum
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

FEHHS Human Sciences: Psychology & Counselling

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary:  £44,263 to £54,395 plus £4069 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Friday 17 November 2023
Closing Date: Friday 15 December 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4210

Following successful recruitment of several new lecturers in Psychology this academic year, we are pleased to be able to offer a further one for a Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology.

The School of Human Sciences is located in the fantastic Dreadnought building on the World Heritage site at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. We are looking to appoint a dynamic and engaged colleague to help grow and develop the School. In particular, we are looking for a motivated individual to make a significant contribution to our new Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology. This will consolidate and extend our existing provision in, for example, our accredited BSc H Psychology programme.

You will be joining a School and Faculty that is building a strong interdisciplinary and cross-professional approach to solving the grand challenges facing society. We are looking for colleagues who will have a commitment to maintaining and building the University’s excellence in teaching and learning, and who are doing research that has the potential for significant long-term academic and societal impact.

We are looking to recruit individuals with a strong and developing track record of research who, can demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence and innovation. Candidates would be expected to have a PhD and a developing profile of international-quality publications, together with appropriate experience of teaching in the HE sector for this level.

We are interested in receiving applications for those interested in different work patterns, including that of job-share, part-time working, or other such flexible working arrangements.

Enquiries can be made to Dr Charlotte Jeavons (Head of School) Recruitment related queries please contact People Directorate Operations Team at

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

Employment Visa: Under the UK Government Points Based System scheme this role does meet the criteria to be sponsored for a Skilled Worker Route application.

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

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We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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