Lecturer in Psychology

De Montfort University - Faculty of Health & Life Sciences

DMU was awarded Gold in the recent Teaching Excellence Framework. This achievement recognises a range of strengths for which DMU has become well-known: teaching excellence, an outstanding student experience, high student employability, a wide range of volunteering opportunities, a determination to widen participation in higher education, and an unwavering commitment to improving student achievement.

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Home to four specialist schools, Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, and Leicester School of Pharmacy, the faculty educates and develops professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society.

Teaching reflects the latest developments in the sector and many courses have professional accreditations. A range of work experience and volunteering opportunities enables students to develop the skills sought by graduate employers. Recent graduates have secured roles with leading employers such as AstraZeneca, Ministry of Defence and the NHS.

The dedicated facilities are designed to replicate current practice and feature industry-standard equipment, enabling staff and students to undertake life changing projects to improve health and social care.

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 40 academic staff. We offer a number of undergraduate psychology programmes which are accredited by the British Psychological Society as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, as well as an accredited MSc in Health Psychology an additional MSc provision in the area of Psychological Wellbeing and a commissioned programme to train Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners.

Ideal Candidate
We would also welcome applications from psychologists with expertise that complement expertise that already exists in the Division. 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, contributing to the personal tutoring scheme, and setting and marking of assessments. You will be required to contribute to the teaching of research methods. There will be opportunities to become involved in a variety of existing research projects. We are looking for applicants who complement the research interests of staff in the division. You will be expected to be research active in psychology.

You will have a PhD in psychology (or equivalent professional qualification), experience of teaching and assessing in the higher education sector, an understanding of the quality assurance mechanisms that operate in the sector, and evidence of the potential to contribute to the research profile of the Division. You will also have excellent teaching and organisational skills and be able to communicate effectively with all members of the University community.

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