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Lecturer in Psychology (Social Psychology)

BPP - Psychology

Location: London
Salary: £33,000 to £39,000
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th September 2021
Closes: 1st November 2021
Job Ref: 000634

Location: Waterloo (London)

Combining academic excellence with real-life focus

Be the subject-matter expert guiding students specifically in studying Social Psychology, supervising their development during knowledge building, assessments, and dissertations. Providing quality support and encouragement along the way, you’re essential to delivering the academic excellence of a university with the real-life focus of this professional environment – helping all individuals acquire practical skills and discover their career potential throughout a challenging but rewarding learner journey.

What you’ll be doing

  • Teaching on a range of psychology subjects as required
  • Staying informed of new field developments and remaining a subject-matter expert
  • Working towards attainment of the level 7 PGCPHE or Fellowship of the HEA
  • Drafting formative and summative assessment materials, and assisting in assessments
  • Supervising students’ dissertations, including offering regular study support
  • Marking and sharing feedback aligned with BPP policies
  • Contributing to curriculum development work, such as updating programme materials
  • Providing pastoral support and guidance to students
  • Offering skills development coaching on relevant programmes and modules
  • Contributing to BPP marketing, business development, outreach, and employability activities

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What we’re looking for

  • PhD in Psychology or near completion
  • Experience in teaching Social Psychology modules at University level
  • Teaching qualification or relevant experience relevant to the discipline a huge plus
  • Expertise in Social Psychology
  • Practitioner experience relevant to the discipline is preferable
  • Ability to independently design teaching materials, Including lectures and seminars
  • Ability to develop short CPD courses is desired
  • Examples of independently designing teaching materials, including lectures and seminars
  • Self-motivated to effectively plan, organise and prioritise workload
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Can work collaboratively as a team
  • Excellent IT skills

Sound like the perfect fit? Apply today.

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