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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

University of Northampton

Location: Northampton
Salary: £35,326 to £50,296 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th June 2022
Closes: 29th June 2022
Job Ref: UN4087
 

Location: Waterside Campus

Documents: Job Description.pdf (PDF, 191.78kb)

About the job

Interview dates: 12-14 July 2022

This is a full time, permanent post for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, although candidates wishing to work part-time will also be considered. The post will require you to undertake teaching, assessment and related activities in the area of Psychology, with essential teaching provision, dissertation supervision and module leadership duties on our BPS accredited Psychology undergraduate awards and professional postgraduate courses, including our new BSc Forensic Psychology programme. The successful applicant will be expected to engage in research and other interdisciplinary scholarly activities to enhance the impact and profile of the Faculty's outputs. If the successful applicant is appointed as a Senior Lecturer, there may also be opportunities to take on programme leadership and other leadership roles within the team.

About you

You will have an educational background in Psychology or a closely related discipline, with particular expertise in Forensic Psychology. A thorough working knowledge of quantitative and/or qualitative research methods is essential. Previous experience of teaching in Further/Higher Education is a distinct advantage, as is evidence of high quality doctoral supervision. You will ideally be Chartered and have experience of curriculum design and an established track record in research.

A dedication to providing a personalised and supportive student learning experience is essential to the role. You will have well developed written and verbal communication, time management and organisational skills and an effective approach to completing tasks. Good IT skills, including competence in using virtual learning environments and remote teaching platforms is essential.

Qualifications

Essential;

  • Degree qualification or equivalent in Psychology or a closely related discipline
  • Master’s degree in Psychology or a closely related discipline
  • Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale

Desirable;

  • Doctorate in Psychology or a closely related discipline, completed or within 12 months of completion
  • Relevant professional qualification

Faculty of Health, Education and Society

The Psychology and Sociology Subject Area at the University of Northampton is a large, collegiate and supportive department with a culture of student focused teaching and high impact research. We deliver an extensive portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate awards and are in a period of growth. Our current portfolio consists of a suite of BPS accredited undergraduate and postgraduate conversion Psychology programmes, while our strengths at postgraduate level lie in the areas of Counselling, Children and Young People and Child and Adolescent Mental Health. We also deliver various programmes on Health Education England’s Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative, as part of the Midlands IAPT Collaborative.

Right to Work

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

Equality

The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion.

This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected by our activities.

Together @ UON demonstrates our pledge to our staff, students and partners to nurture and develop an environment where equality and inclusion can thrive whilst we Transform Lives and Inspire Change.

To find out more, please visit: https://www.northampton.ac.uk/about-us/governance-and-management/management/equality-and-diversity/

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