Lecturer in Psychology

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Derby, ENGLAND
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 24 Feb 2020

University of Derby Online Learning
Location:  Enterprise Centre
Salary:  £32,817 to £36,914 per annum
Closing Date:  Monday 24 February 2020
Contract Type:  Permanent
Post Type:  Full Time
Reference:  0045-20
Responsible To:  Academic Lead

University of Derby Online Learning

Role based at Enterprise Centre, Bridge Street

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. 

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. University of Derby is now among the top 20 universities in the UK for teaching quality, and has risen six places overall in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide league table to joint 13th in the country for teaching quality is an excellent achievement and a reflection of our Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold Award. The University of Derby has been ranked as one of the UK’s top 30 universities in The Guardian’s University Guide for 2019 and being named among the world’s top 250 modern universities in the Times Higher Education Young University rankings. 

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. 

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the Role

Leading the Way in Research and Online Learning!

Are you a next generation academic passionate about applied research and educating others?

Owing to continued growth, we are seeking to recruit a Lecturer in Psychology to join our successful academic team which has delivered 100% student satisfaction (NSS 2018) and breakthrough research (UK’s Best Breakthroughs, Universities UK, 2018). You will combine a passion for teaching, with the ability to inspire students and to contribute to curriculum development and enhancement to ensure we continue to deliver successful programmes. Energy, vision, adaptability to change and a commitment to making a difference for our students will be essential. We are seeking active and applied researchers, keen to create a profile for their work for maximum impact.

You’ll deliver on our popular online programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including research supervision. An academic with a demonstrated ability to contribute to the design and delivery of a range of modules across the BPS core curriculum areas would be the desired candidate. Although the role will focus on our online provision, there will also be opportunities to do some teaching and research collaboration on campus.

Applicants should have a sound background in academia and/or considerable professional experience that is of direct relevance the subject area. Applicants must have a PhD in Psychology (or equivalent) or be close to completion. Those with Chartered Psychologist status or where appropriate, registration with the Health and Care Professions Council are particularly welcome.

If you are looking for a great opportunity to join an award winning academic team who are leading the way in online learning – we want to hear from you.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels

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