Assistant Professor of Psychology

Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater) (GB)
28 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Part Time


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY (0.5 FTE) Salary range £33,000 - £38,650 per annum pro-rata  plus excellent benefits

Richmond, The American International University in London is seeking to appoint a 0.5 fractional faculty member in Psychology to begin in January 2018. As part of the on-going development of curriculum within the Psychology Department, we are looking to appoint a new colleague who can teach Social Psychology, Criminology and Foundations in Psychology at the undergraduate level, and who can develop a new course in a related area. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Psychology; will be able to demonstrate proven ability as a teacher of undergraduates; and have a clearly articulated research agenda. As Richmond is an international university with students from over 100 countries and has a distinct intercultural mission, an international outlook and experience of both US and UK systems of higher education (including knowledge of QAA regulatory framework for Psychology) would be a distinct advantage. 

The successful candidate will be required to develop and teach courses at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels, to carry out academic advising and to play a role in planning future directions for Richmond’s degree programme in Psychology. This is a permanent position, subject to satisfactory completion of a one-year probationary period. Appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor level with a salary commensurate with teaching, research and practical experience in psychology. 
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: Friday, 27 October 2017.

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