Lecturer in Psychology (0.6 FTE)

Regent's University London - Regent’s School of Psychotherapy and Psychology

As part of our ambition to expand and develop our Psychology programmes, Regent’s University London is seeking to appoint one lecturer. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, well-organised, well-qualified psychologist, with a view to joining our team in preparation for an autumn 2017

You will have a good first degree in Psychology or cognate discipline, and a PhD in Psychology, and have experience of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate psychology at HEIs, and have a consistent track record of good research publications commensurate with experience and demonstrate evidence of active engagement in research.

You will have expertise in consumer/marketing psychology, social psychology and individual differences. This post will contribute to our newly validated MSc in Marketing Psychology with colleagues from our Business and Management Faculty and will teach social psychology across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. This be a fractional appointment in the first instance with the possibility of extension.

For this post, there may be a possibility of a subsequent increase in fraction depending on performance and course demand.

You will be research-active and you will be supported in developing your programme of research. Our current research strengths include: forensic psychology; the psychology of smell and taste; the psychology of humour; evolutionary psychology (especially, infidelity/mate-poaching); social cognition (especially, optimism bias); sexuality; individual differences in learning; replication; and cross-cultural influences on health. Recent output includes papers in JEP: General, Clinical Psychological Science, Consciousness and Cognition, Frontiers in Psychology, Evolution and Human Behaviour, and others. Psychology has dedicated and purpose-built lab space and testing cubicles, an extensive test library, and facilities for psychophysiological recording (EEG, ECG, GSR, pulmonary function, etc), eye-tracking, and olfactory testing, as well as resources for online testing (SurveyMonkey, Qualtrics).

Psychology is a key member of the School of Psychotherapy and Psychology, based in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. It offers three BPS-accredited programmes (the BSc Psychology, MSc Occupational and Organisational Psychology, and the MSc Psychology Conversion), an MSc in Marketing Psychology, a Foundation undergraduate year in Psychology, and delivers a BA Liberal Studies Psychology Major for the Faculty.

The successful appointee will be expected to be in post by the end of September 2017. If you would like to have an informal conversation regarding any of these posts, please contact Professor G Neil Martin, Head of Programmes (email: neil.martin@regents.ac.uk; telephone: 0203 075 6269).

Who we are

We are Regent’s University London, the UK’s leading independent, not-for-profit, Higher Education Institution, located in the heart of Regent’s Park, Central London. We deliver programmes from foundation to doctoral level in subjects as varied as Management to Media, Fashion to Foreign languages, Drama to Design and Psychology to Psychotherapy, and have a truly international student and staff body.

How to apply

Please visit our website www.regents.ac.uk/jobs.aspx to view further details and to apply online. Within your application, please provide a statement stating why you are suitable for the role, making reference to your skills and experience against the Person Specification. When applying please indicate what position you are interested in. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then unfortunately your application has not been successful.

Closing date: Midday, 25 August 2017

Interview and Selection Date(s): w/c 5 September 2017

Regent’s University London are Equal Opportunities employer.

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