Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Social and Organisational Psychology

University of Kent - School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social/Organisational Psychology to provide world leading research, excellent teaching and supervision and related administration.

We particularly welcome applications from candidates whose research will complement or enhance our existing areas of expertise, and can also demonstrate their suitability to teach organisational and business psychology at undergraduate and postgraduate level (e.g., through relevant additional training, links with organisations/businesses, cross disciplinary grants or publications). The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and delivering new and enhanced provision in organisational and business psychology to attract new undergraduate and postgraduate students.

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social and Organisational Psychology you will:

  • Undertake world leading research and lead on projects which improve the reputation and standing of the School.
  • Contribute to core teaching on the Undergraduate and MSc Psychology programmes (which may include teaching on the Medway campus).
  • Prepare articles of world-leading and internationally excellent quality for submission to refereed academic journals and to attract external funding.
  • Attract high quality postgraduate students and to provide excellent supervision.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • PhD in Social or Organisational Psychology or a cognate discipline.
  • Successful completion of world-leading and internationally excellent research including publication in refereed academic journals, with a preference for outputs relevant to social and organisational psychology (commensurate with stage of career)
  • Evidence of innovation in research methods/practice, and advanced statistical analysis.
  • Ability and skills to design teaching programmes, enhance the current teaching provision, and supervise student research projects, in organisational/business psychology.

The School of Psychology at the University of Kent is consistently rated in the top 20 of UK course providers. Based upon factors such as entry standards, student satisfaction, research assessment and graduate prospects, Psychology at Kent ranked 9th in the 2018 Complete University Guide, 14th in the 2018 Guardian University Guide, and 10th in the 2018 Sunday Times/Times Good University Guide.

Further Information

Closing date for applications: 28 Jan 2018
Interviews are to be held: 19 Feb 2018

Please click the apply below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: SS1279

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

In addition to the above, please upload a 1-2 page summary of your research plan, outlining your 3-5year plan for research outputs and grant applications.

CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

Informal enquires can be directed to Professor Georgina Randsley de Moura (psyhos@kent.ac.uk).

If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage.

No agencies, thank you.

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