Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Egham, Surrey
07 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Law
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology 

Salary is in the range £50,461 to £58,132 per annum inclusive of London Allowance

Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology post in the School of Law, Royal Holloway University of London. This post will consolidate and enhance the School’s reputation as an internationally leading centre for excellence in research and teaching across the disciplines we represent, which include Law, Forensic Psychology, Sociology and Criminology.

Recent years have seen the successful growth of our School and we offer our MSc in Forensic Psychology in collaboration with the Department of Psychology, complementing our undergraduate programmes in Law, Criminology & Psychology and Criminology & Sociology, all of which can be taken together with a Year in Industry. The School is also home to a vibrant postgraduate research student community.

In continuing to expand our team we seek an outstanding Forensic Psychologist. The successful candidate will have a well-established research profile and will contribute to existing undergraduate and postgraduate modules within the School as well as having the opportunity to develop and deliver specialist options and supervise doctoral students.  
We offer a dynamic and supportive environment, in an internationally recognised and multidisciplinary academic group. The School has a strong research culture and benefits from excellent links with a wide range of legal and Criminal Justice agencies, as well as government and charitable organisations. Our collective research activities are represented in seven active research groupings within the school (Socio-Legal, Health, Medicine & Regulation, Risk, Security & Insecurity, Violence & Harm, Prisons, Social Identities and Social Divisions, Families & Children) and applicants should have the research expertise to complement and strengthen these groupings. 

Commencing August 1st or soon after this is a full time post, but job share/part time applications are welcome (please indicate this on your application, if applicable). The 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 from London.

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be directed to Head of School, Professor Rosie Meek at 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit

The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0317-101

Closing Date:  Midnight, 9 April 2017

Interview Date: Interviews are expected to take place April 19th/20th/21st.

The College is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

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