Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology (Positive/Occupational)

University of Northampton

Location: Park Campus

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual who can contribute to the teaching of Positive and/or Occupational Psychology at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You would be expected to develop and deliver Continued Professional Development (CPD) courses. For the Senior Lecturer post you should demonstrate the potential to undertake a Programme Leadership role. You should also be able to contribute to core modules of the British Psychological Society (BPS) curriculum. The ideal candidate will be research active in an applied field of psychology.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach, supervise and module co-ordinate at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will be expected to hold a postgraduate qualification and should have experience of teaching and/or leadership in higher education.

Interview Date: tbc

The University of Northampton’s focus on a personalised learning experience for our students was recently cited by HEFCE as a reason for our Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. To augment this approach further we have adopted an ‘Active Blended Learning’ (ABL) approach which places greater emphasis on student-centred activities that support the development of subject knowledge, understanding, independent learning and digital fluency. Successful candidates for academic posts at the University of Northampton will be expected to adopt ABL as standard in their teaching practice.

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to 21st century teaching and the ABL model.

We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of transforming lives for the better and inspiring positive change.

The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and planet.

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview. 

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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