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Birmingham City University - Psychology

Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences

School of Social Sciences

Department of Psychology

Birmingham City University is an ambitious and vibrant institution with an enviable track record of success in research and teaching in Psychology. Located within the School of Social Sciences, the Department of Psychology is a high performing entity that provides its students and staff with exceptional opportunities for teaching, research and professional development, all within an applied and focused environment. The Department enjoys strong student recruitment and has a supportive team of academic colleagues, undertaking interesting and varied work that has real-world impact.

The Psychology Department is seeking to appoint 13 Lecturers in Psychology. The successful candidate will have experience of teaching core BPS-accredited psychology areas or optional modules in Counselling, Criminal or Forensic Psychology. 

The successful candidate will contribute to a thriving research culture in psychology at BCU. We particularly welcome applicants from candidates whose research will complement or enhance our existing areas of expertise in Lifespan and Behavioural Science, Identities and Inequalities or Crime and Society. 

Applicants should possess a first and higher degree (PhD or equivalent) in Psychology which satisfies the BPS requirements of graduate basis for Chartership (GBC). Candidates should be actively involved in research, knowledge transfer or professional practice. For Counselling, candidates should possess a professional qualification in counselling or psychotherapy and accreditation or registration with BACP, UKCP or equivalent.

For an informal discussion regarding the requirements of the role please contact the Head of Department, Dr Amy Cook,

Please note that interviews will be held in the New Year. 

Further details:

The University is committed to internationalism and diversity and welcomes applications from all countries, faiths and backgrounds.

It is each individual successful applicants responsibility to ensure that they have permission to work in the UK. Some applicants may require sponsorship from the University and a visa from UKVI to take up the role if successful. More information on this can be found here:

Some roles are not capable of sponsorship because they do not meet the UKVI criteria relating to skill and salary level. If you are unsure as to whether you would require sponsorship if successful, or whether the role is capable of sponsorship, please contact us:

Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

At Birmingham City University we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  All staff are expected to understand and enact the University’s commitment to ensuring equality, diversity and inclusion in our employment practice and in all that we do . This commitment is enshrined in our Core Values and is detailed in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Employment Policy. The University values and celebrates the diversity of our staff and students; we welcome people from the many  different backgrounds and life experiences that reflect the students and the citizens we serve.  We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and actively encourage unique contributions, in particular from under-represented groups in respect of age, disability, sex, gender or gender identity, ethnicity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or transgender status

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Location: Birmingham
Salary: £37,505 to £40,766 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th November 2021
Closes: 19th December 2021
Job Ref: 112021-513
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