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Lecturer or Lecturer (Teaching) in Psychology

University of Worcester - Performance, Health and Wellbeing

Location: Worcester
Salary: £34,304 to £38,587 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th September 2021
Closes: 6th October 2021
Job Ref: SP2108

Location: St John’s Campus

Interview Date: Thursday 21 October 2021

This is an exciting opportunity for academics with previous teaching, research and/or professional experience in psychology to join a team of enthusiastic, dynamic and friendly staff within the School of Psychology at the University of Worcester. 

Psychology at the University of Worcester has a long-standing history, with a thriving BPS accredited suite of BSc Psychology courses running since 1994. The School has an already impressive portfolio of undergraduate courses including Single Honours Psychology as well as named awards in Business, Clinical, Counselling, Forensic, and Sport and Exercise Psychology. Our postgraduate courses include Business and Occupational Psychology, Counselling, EMDR Therapy and Understanding Domestic and Sexual Violence. We currently partner with the Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) to deliver our MSc Business Psychology course. 

The School is underpinned by a commitment to deliver a forward-thinking, dynamic, creative community dedicated to personal growth and professional development in the fields of psychology. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a collaborative and supportive team of colleagues, and further information about our research areas and staff profiles show our depth and breadth of experience in psychology. Our school holds strong values of professionalism, respect and inclusivity and we are looking for a colleague who shares our vision and values to join us and contribute to our on-going success. 

You will have a background in any area of Psychology, and we particularly welcome applications from individuals with specialism in clinical or counselling psychology. Importantly, successful applicants will be confident and competent in teaching across a range of core British Psychological Society areas (cognitive, biopsychology, social, developmental, individual differences or research methods). Furthermore for appointment as Lecture.  Your teaching approach will be flexible, student-centred and research or practice-inspired. You will join a collegiate and growing team with a strong sense of purpose and a firm commitment to making a difference. As the role will also require you to develop and maintain productive relationships with our students you will need a high level of inter-personal skill, and personal effectiveness to promote a high-quality experience for all. You will have a strong commitment to continuing professional development, scholarly engagement and to interprofessional and international perspectives. The successful applicant will act as a personal academic tutor (PAT), research project supervisor to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. In addition, there may be an expectation to undertake course leadership roles as opportunities arise. 

Full time, Part time and Job Share considered.

Informal queries in relation to this vacancy are welcome and should be directed to Dr Daniel Farrelly, Head of Department via the PA to the Head of School, Debra Fellows, by emailing

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