Psychology Laboratory Technician

Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater) (GB)
11 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary range £23,000 - £25,000 per annum
Plus excellent benefits

The Department of Psychology (BPS Accredited) is seeking to appoint a full-time Laboratory Technician to begin in September 2017. As part of the on-going development of curriculum within Psychology, we are looking to appoint a new colleague who can manage and coordinate behavioural projects conducted by faculty and undergraduate students of the Psychology
Department. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Communications, Arts and Social Sciences, the Psychology Laboratory Technician’s duties will include supervision of student data collection, quality verification and storage; participant recruitment and utilisation; space and equipment management; overseeing the adoption of standard procedures and policies across the lab and researchers, and establishing the participant pool.

An undergraduate degree in Psychology or equivalent working experience is required. The successful candidate will be invited to work closely with faculty to support courses with a laboratory component at all levels, to assist with the newly established Mind in Society Research Centre, and to play a role in planning future directions for the Department.

The Psychology Laboratory Technician will primarily be located at the University’s Kensington Campus but will also be required to work for approximately one day per week at the University’s Richmond Campus.

Richmond is a private, not-for-profit, liberal arts and business studies University. It is accredited in the USA by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and in the UK by The Open University. Richmond is an equal opportunities employer. An enhanced level Disclosure and
Barring Service check will be required for this position.

For further information about this vacancy and the University, please visit:

Closing date: Sunday, 28 May 2017.
Interviews: Thursday, 8 June 2017.

Please submit an application online at ensuring you upload a current CV and covering letter, together with details of three recent work-related referees.

Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.