Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Coventry, West Midlands (GB)
28 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Forensic Psychology 
Coventry University – Faculty of Health and Life Science
Ref: REQ005799

The School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences seeks to appoint an outstanding lecturer in Forensic Psychology. The post holder will contribute to the provision of high quality teaching and research within Forensic Psychology. This new post is advertised due to continued investment in the development of the portfolio of Forensic Psychology courses, alongside sustained growth in student numbers, demonstrating the reputation of the courses delivered at Coventry University.  You will join a highly regarded, well-established, cohesive, research active, and student-centred team of colleagues in delivering our Psychology courses.  We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and highly motivated lecturers to contribute to teaching, assessment, curriculum development, and recruitment and admissions within Forensic Psychology. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from applicants the ability to teach a broad range of topics within Forensic Psychology. 

Your teaching approach will be flexible, student-centred, and research informed.  As the role will also require you to develop and maintain productive relationships with relevant organisations, you will need a high level of inter-personal skills, and personal effectiveness to promote a high quality experience for all our stakeholders. You will have a strong commitment to continuing professional development and to inter-professional and international perspectives. 

The School is recognised for the high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses. This includes a broad portfolio of on-campus, off-campus, blended and distance learning courses both discipline and profession specific. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including Local Authority Social Services, Strategic Health Authorities, NHS Trusts, education, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors.  Applied research activity is an integral part of the Faculty's business and  there  is  a  strong commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarship. You will be given opportunities to develop your research interests and be expected to contribute to Faculty’s research profile.

Applicants must have a relevant Master’s degree or a PhD in an appropriate subject and experience of delivering in an educational setting.

Coventry University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the PGCE.

For further information please contact Dr Emma Sleath (Principal Lecturer and Course Director MSc Forensic Psychology),

For further details or to apply online please visit our website at

Closing date: 14th March 2018

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