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Post Doctorial Teaching Associate, Department of Psychology

Egham, United Kingdom
£39,233 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Academic Discipline
Psychology, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Postdocs
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Department of Psychology

Location: Egham
Salary: £39,233 per annum - including 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.
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23:59 hours GMT on Thursday 29 February 2024
Reference: 0124-018

Full Time, Permanent

Applications are invited for three Post-Doctoral Teaching Associate posts in the Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, starting 1 August 2024.

The post holders will engage in teaching, supervision, and assessment across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The role is mainly student facing and is ideally suited for people who have recently completed a PhD and who are interested in developing their educational skills within a supportive department. They should be enthusiastic about delivering effective high-quality teaching and supervision of student research projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The ideal candidate will have expertise in more applied areas of psychology (e.g., clinical, forensic, health, applied social, developmental, or occupational), although applicants with expertise in other areas will also be considered.

The post holders 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 3rd in the UK in the 2021 REF for our world-leading and internationally excellent research. We consistently achieve high levels of student satisfaction in the NSS. There is a strong culture of support for Teaching Focused academics within the Department, with regular career development and training opportunities provided.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

This post is based in Egham, Surrey, where the University 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 Dr Gemma Northam The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email:

Please quote the reference: 0124-018

Closing Date: 23:59, 29 February 2024

Interview Date:  To be Confirmed 

Further details:    Job Description / Person Specification


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One of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities.

Royal Holloway is one of the UK’s top 20 universities, ranked 129 globally (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2015-16). We sit within the top 25% of UK universities for research that is rated world leading or internationally recognised and at 89%, our 2015 National Student Survey satisfaction rating is the highest of the University of London institutions.

The university has 21 academic departments and schools spanning the arts and humanities, sciences, social sciences, management, economics and law. We combine our world-class research and excellence in teaching with a global perspective, creating a close-knit community that inspires success. With some 9,000 students learning from internationally renowned academics and researchers, ours is a unique culture, where our students and colleagues feel recognised as individuals. We have a unique best-of-both-worlds location; a safe, leafy campus in Egham, Surrey, less than 40 minutes by train from central London and just seven miles from Heathrow airport, creating the environment where our community thrives.

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