Lecturer in Psychology (VC2020)

De Montfort University - School of Applied Social Sciences

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

De Montfort University (DMU) is the most improved university in the UK, according to the 2015 Times and Sunday Times league table. DMU is renowned for creativity and innovation with our own distinctive way of doing things. We are seeking outstanding candidates to join our successful team of academics and researchers.

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in the Division of Psychology on a permanent full-time basis. The Division is based in the School of Applied Social Sciences in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and is home to 25 academic staff. We offer a number of undergraduate psychology programmes which are accredited by the British Psychological Society as conferring eligibity for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, as well as an accredited MSc in Health Psychology and additional postgraduate provision in the area of psychological wellbeing.

We are looking for applicants with expertise in individual differences (personality and/or intelligence). You will be expected to be research active in individual differences (personality and/or intelligence) and to develop your research leading to high quality research publications appropriate for a psychology REF submission. You will contribute to the teaching of students on undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes. Teaching duties will include preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars, supervision of final year projects/MSc dissertations, contributing to the personal tutoring scheme, and setting and marking of assessments. You will be required to contribute to the teaching of research methods and statistics

Our life-changing research is central to the vision of our expanding academic community. Almost 60% of our research activities were considered world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, achieving a rise in research quality of 15% compared to the last exercise in 2008. Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative and vocational education. Our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers have earned 18 National Teaching Fellowships, making DMU one of the top three universities in the UK on this measure of teaching excellence. With work under way on the £136m transformation of our Leicester city centre campus, we are seeking outstanding academics to work in this dynamic, ambitious environment. It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives. We wish to attract more talented, professional and creative academics to our campus.

Please quote reference: 10245

Closing Date: 12 December 2016

Interview Date: TBC

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