Lecturer, Psychology (PSY044A)

Applications are invited from individuals with expertise in Occupational or Business Psychology and a keen interest in education.  Experience or knowledge of teaching particularly design, development and delivery of online courses is essential.

School/Section: Psychology
Division: Psychology School Administration
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £42,149 - £50,296
Ref No: PSY044A
Closing Date: 05-DEC-2021


Job Description

The successful candidate will play a key role in the design, development, delivery and assessment of Applied Psychology across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as online courses in the School of Psychology.

This post is available either on the Teaching & Scholarship career path, or the Teaching & Research career path.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7,  £42,149 - £50,296 per annum and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Should the appointee not already hold a formal teaching qualification (such as Fellowship of the HEA) they will be expected to complete this within the first three years of appointment.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and probation period

As with all academic staff in the School of Psychology, the appointee will be subject to annual review of their progress.

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here

This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.

The candidate appointed to this post may be eligible for homeworking on an occasional or regular basis.  For more information please refer to our Homeworking Policy.

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser (e-mail: h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk) for further information.

Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5 December 2021

During the week of 13-17 December 2021, successful candidates will be invited to give a presentation to the School and attend a formal interview on 15 December 2021.

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:

Dr Jason Bohan, Director of Education


Please do not send application forms or CVs to Dr Bohan and apply online.

Please quote reference number PSY044A on all correspondence

The University embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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