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Lecturer in Forensic Psychology - Teaching Focussed

University of Birmingham - School of Psychology

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 with potential progression once in post to £54,765 (Grade 8)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st August 2019
Closes: 18th September 2019
Job Ref: 81960

Full Time/FTC for 12 months

The School of Psychology aims to recruit a full-time Lecturer for a one-year fixed term contract who will contribute to the Doctorate in Forensic Psychology Practice and the forensic component of the Masters of Science (MSci) in Psychology and Psychological Practice delivered within the Centre for Applied Psychology. Please note that this post would be suitable for a secondment; applicants should get in touch with the Director of the Centre for Applied Psychology if interested in this option.

The Centre for Applied Psychology is a growing and vibrant Centre within the School of Psychology which delivers the School’s suite of professional programmes as well as applied research, impact and consultancy. It is home to 30 applied psychologists, 24 of whom are HCPC-registered practitioner psychologists. The Centre therefore provides excellent systems for support and development for the successful candidate:

The successful candidate will take responsibility for developing and delivering specific teaching modules within the undergraduate and postgraduate courses, delivering teaching in their areas of speciality.  They will visit placements and assess students’/trainees’ practice assignments, they will supervise research, assess academic progress of our students, and contribute to the management, leadership and enterprise activities of the school as appropriate.

The successful candidate will be a HCPC-registered practitioner psychologist who is a forensic psychologist or a clinical psychologist with forensic experience. They will have experience of teaching/training others in forensic or forensic/clinical psychology, and skills and experience of working in a forensic setting. For further details, see the person specification associated with this post.  

The University of Birmingham is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from currently under-represented groups. The School of Psychology has a Bronze Athena SWAN award. It strives to be a flexible and supportive environment that enables all of its staff to flourish. 

For informal enquiries, contact Professor Jessica Woodhams, Director of the Centre for Applied Psychology (

Closing date:  18.9.2019                            

To download the details and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below; please quote Job Reference in all enquiries. Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000 or visit

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