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Lecturer in Psychology


At Teesside University, we are ambitious in our goals, vision and aspirations. We challenge expectations and push the boundaries of what is possible. From transforming our campus through a £300m investment and capital development programme, to creating outstanding, innovative academic programmes, our work is always relevant and purpose-driven.

We believe that innovation powers our steps and are motivated to make a difference through positive social impact. We work in partnership with individuals and businesses to devise creative solutions not limited by imagination. We work at pace, and are always future-facing, with our teaching, learning and research focused on addressing the challenges of tomorrow, today. We do not stand still.

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law provides excellence in teaching and research in a diverse range of areas including criminology, education, law, policing and investigation, psychology, and sociology The School has an international reputation in research in a number of areas and is funded by quality research organisations including the European Commission, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Big Lottery.

We are looking for someone who can contribute to the teaching, research, knowledge exchange, enterprise and business engagement in the Department of Psychology in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law.

You must have the ability to contribute to delivery on British Psychological Society accredited undergraduate and postgraduate psychology courses. In particular you would have the ability to deliver aspects of the BPS core curriculum, supervise students and act as an academic mentor in a personal tutor capacity. First Degree in a relevant discipline/equivalent professional qualification or significant practical work experience in a related discipline is essential. It is essential that you have an innovative approach to teaching, learning and assessment, and a student-centric approach. You will have a PhD and be willing to achieve a relevant teaching qualification such as PGCHE/Higher Education Academy (Associate Fellow/Senior Fellow) accreditation. The Department of Psychology at Teesside is a growing department with teaching from undergraduate to doctorate level across a range of psychology domains including, health psychology, forensic psychology, counselling psychology and clinical psychology. The Department has submitted to REF UoA4 and we have an ambitious research strategy focused in the Centre for Applied Psychological Science (https://research.tees.ac.uk/en/organisations/centre-for-applied-psychological-science), which has research themes for Cognition and Decision Making, Vulnerable Victims and Offenders in the Criminal Justice System, Health and Well-being and Pain and Long-Term Conditions. Aligning research interest and expertise with these themes is therefore essential and the University and Department have support in place to help develop your research career (e.g. staff development and mentoring schemes).

The Tees Valley is an enjoyable place to live – in the heart of the North of England’s coastline and countryside, with easy access to Durham, Newcastle and York.

Apply now if you would like to join us.

This post is available on a full-time or job share basis.  (If you wish to apply on a job share basis you must state this on your application).

For further details of this and other academic posts, please refer to our website at: http://www.tees.ac.uk/academicjobs/

Job Reference: T0651

Closing date:   5 June 2022

Interview date: TBC

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