Lecturer in Psychology

Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme (GB)
Salary £34,520 – £39,992 pa
13 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Aug 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Keele University

School of Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology

Grade 7a: Salary £34,520 – £39,992 pa

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £134 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at

The School of Psychology welcomes applications from ambitious individuals to strengthen our position as a School dedicated to research and teaching excellence. The School has a growing research profile, and this post presents an ideal opportunity for you to contribute to our research ambitions. You will hold a PhD in Psychology, will have a clear plan for developing their research, and will have a dedication to teaching excellence.

You will complement, or extend, one or more of our research groupings in Cognition & Biological Psychology, Social Psychology, and Health, Community, & Wellbeing. You will conduct and publish research of international standards, and will demonstrate a commitment to applying for external funding for their research programme.

In addition to pursuing a research programme of international standards, you will also be expected to contribute to teaching on our Undergraduate (accredited by the British Psychological Society) and Postgraduate courses. Although we welcome applicants with teaching expertise in all areas of Psychology, we are particularly keen to receive applications from individuals able to strengthen our quantitative methods provision. The successful candidate will be supported to undertake a PGDip in Higher Education Practice to obtain Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (unless candidate holds an equivalent qualification). 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Jim Grange, Head of School on 

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. 

The School of Psychology currently holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award and we are actively working towards a Silver award. Information on our Athena Swan work can be found here:
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Closing date for applications: 9 August 2018. 
Post reference: KU00000826
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