Lecturer in Psychology, University of Westminster

Lecturer in Psychology
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Salary: £41,715 to £46,327 per annum (Incl.LWA)

Department: School of Social Sciences

Location: Central London

There are up to five posts available that are permanent and full time, working 35 hours per week. 

Psychology is a unit of the School of Social Sciences, which is situated in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. We are based at the New Cavendish building at the heart of the West End in Central London.

Comprising 46 academic staff and researchers, 2 technicians, 2 administrators, and a diverse, multicultural student population we teach and carry out research across the full breadth of psychology and the neurosciences. We currently offer BSc Psychology, BSc Psychology and Counselling, BSc Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience and BSc Psychology and Criminology undergraduate programmes and MSc Psychology and MSc Health Psychology postgraduate programmes. In addition, we have a flourishing PhD programme. All of our taught courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society.

We are looking for up to five post holders to contribute to teaching and module leadership in the following areas:

Psychology and Criminology

Psychology and Counselling

Psychology (Qualitative methods – including PG teaching)

Psychology (Individual Differences)

Psychology (Biological Psychology)

We would expect all post holders to be able to contribute to the teaching of research methods (qualitative and/or qualitative methods) and to supervise third year project students. A serious commitment to supporting students from diverse backgrounds and enhancing their university experience is essential. The post holders will be expected to teach on both our undergraduate and postgraduate courses as required. They post holders will be expected to be active researchers and/or have track record in contributing to scholarship and professional practice. They will also support the School and University purpose of providing a progressive, compassionate, responsible, diverse and inclusive working environment for both students and staff.

The post holders will hold BPS accredited psychology degrees (or equivalent), and a post-graduate degree or professional qualification. A PhD, or an equivalent (or close to completion) is desirable. It is desirable that the post holder with expertise in counselling psychology holds a counselling qualification accredited by the British Psychological Society or other accrediting body.

As a School and University, we are committed to having a diverse and inclusive staff body.

We are expecting that successful appointees will join us in mid to late August 2020.

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.

Closing date: midnight on 14 May 2020

Interviews are likely to be held on the 27 and 28 May 2020

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk 

Please note: We are unable to accept applications by email. All applications must be made online. Please state on your application form which 1 of the 5 teaching areas listed above for which you wish to be considered. CVs in isolation or incomplete application forms will not be accepted.

We are fortunate to receive a large number of applications for our vacancies. Regrettably, we are not able to provide feedback to those job applicants who are not shortlisted, as it simply would not be manageable to do so.