Lecturer in Psychology

University of Westminster - Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology is based in the heart of the West End in Central London, in the Faculty of Science and Technology. It comprises over 40 academic staff and researchers, 2 technicians and a diverse, multicultural student population. The Department offers British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in psychology, cognitive and clinical psychology, and health psychology. We also offer postgraduate degrees in business psychology. We have particular strengths in ‘added value’ and employability.

The Department has a friendly, supportive and inclusive staff team and fosters a dynamic interaction between teaching and research. The student population is diverse (where staff are able to make a real difference), and there are excellent research and development opportunities. Research areas span the full breath of psychology including psychobiology and health psychology, cognitive neuroscience, critical/social and business psychology. We have a wide range of technical resources including EEG, EMG and TMS facilities, eye tracking systems, CANTAB cognitive assessment software, a qualitative research laboratory,  a number of research cubicles and a sound attenuated research laboratory.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is passionate about both teaching and research. The postholder will specialise in health-related area(s). The postholder will contribute to undergraduate programmes, including research methods teaching, work placements, project supervision and teach on the MSc Health Psychology. The postholder is also expected to conduct research and engage in other scholarly activities as part of their role.

The postholder will hold a BPS accredited psychology degree (or equivalent) and a PhD, or be close to completion. Previous experience in teaching and research is essential, and ideally the postholder will have practitioner or research experience within the health sector.

Job reference number: 50045009

Interviews are likely to be held on: 02 February 2018

To apply for this vacancy and for further information about careers and benefits at the University of Westminster, please click on the following link: http://www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/careers-westminster/vacancies

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk

Please note: We are unable to accept any applications by email. All applications must be made online. CVs in isolation or incomplete application forms will also not be accepted.

We are fortunate to receive a large number of applications for our vacancies.  Regrettably, we are not able to provide feedback to those job applicants who were not shortlisted and invited for interview as it would simply not be manageable to do so.

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