Senior Lecturer - Communication & Applied Behavioural Science Dept

The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Opportunities have arisen for a Senior Lecturer academic post in the Department of Communication and Applied Behavioural Science (CABS), Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

This is a rare chance to join a forward thinking academic department in a world renowned organisation. Sandhurst has an international reputation for the development of Leadership and attracts students from all over the world. Candidates from different academic backgrounds and professional experience are likely to be suitable. We seek applications from academics, lecturers, leaders, or experienced and qualified managers.

You will need to be able to show that you have experience and qualifications in any of the following fields:

  • leadership studies,
  • communication studies,
  • conflict resolution,
  • psychology,
  • or social and behavioural sciences.

The specific purpose of this position is to ensure CABS delivers Higher Education quality research led teaching in human communication and applied behavioural science to officer cadets; developing their understanding and thinking skills, communication and influencing skills, decision-making and problem-solving techniques, and understanding the complicated context in which these skills will be applied.

A Senior Lecturer must bring to bear relevant post graduate level academic knowledge and expertise to create a stimulating and challenging teaching environment. You must be able to fit into military surroundings and be comfortable with the very many opportunities, and some constraints that this provides. You must be a self starter who can work well on your own initiative whilst also being an effective team member in a busy academic department.. A minimum of a Masters degree in a relevant subject is desirable. There are opportunities for the job holder to continue to research and publish when in post, and to obtain other relevant qualifications. Additionally, the job holder has a role in providing an applied academic resource to support RMAS, the Army and wider MOD.

Further information on the CABS Department can be found on the RMAS webpage, and more about the position on the CS Jobs site.

To apply: Please only apply through the CS JOBS website using the job reference 1484229

Closing date: midnight Friday October 7th 2016

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date. Successful applicants will be notified and details given. (Terms: Fixed Term Appointment for a maximum of 23 months)

'This post is being advertised on a fixed term basis because the Army TLB is currently reviewing the outputs they require to be delivered by the civilian workforce in its future structure.  This post is being filled through fair and open competition and the successful candidate may be offered this post on a permanent basis once the future structure of the TLB is known and if the post endures.'

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