|Salary:||£34,308 to £39,739 p.a.|
|Placed On:||21st March 2023|
|Closes:||17th April 2023|
Lecturer Salary from £34,308 p.a
Senior Lecturer Salary from £39,739 p.a
The level of appointment would be determined by the selection panel following an interview.
The post NTU Psychology is seeking a lecturer in Cyberpsychology to further strengthen our research profile and contribute to specialist teaching on our MSc Cyberpsychology and at undergraduate. As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cyberpsychology you will be joining the Cyberpsychology Research Group in NTU Psychology. We are a welcoming and supportive group with work covering a range of areas such as online safety and wellbeing, problematic online behaviours, computer-mediated communication, and human factors in cybersecurity. Our understanding of cyberpsychology is interdisciplinary and draws on neighbouring fields, including human-computer interaction and media studies. We are particularly interested in expertise relating to computational social science and the analysis of “big data” or similar techniques to exploit digital behavioural data, extending to social network analysis and tools to quantify online dynamics. Your research will complement our existing expertise and provide additional value to current and planned projects. You will have a strong existing research profile and evidence of world leading potential in psychology, including collaborative research and successful funding bids.
You will be joining a very large, lively, diverse, collegiate and ambitious group with an excellent reputation for its theoretically informed impactful and applied research and its teaching provision at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Colleagues in the department have a range of backgrounds, spanning most areas of psychology.
NTU Psychology was the largest research unit in the NTU submission to REF2021. 65% of our research outputs were identified as internationally excellent or world leading and 100% of our research impact and research environment was recognised as internationally excellent with 60% of impact and 35% of environment described as world leading.
We are the largest provider of full-time undergraduate degrees in psychology in the UK. Our pre-covid NSS scores for overall satisfaction was above 90% for eight years and in 2022 was ahead of the sector average at 84%. We lead in the University on issues of diversity and inclusion and have achieved Athena SWAN recognition at the department level.
You should be an enthusiastic lecturer with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to supporting students' development at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Mentoring and support for development in both teaching and research will be provided to appointees appropriate to their level of experience.
NTU Psychology is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from individuals who can contribute to a wider departmental focus on cultural psychology. We also welcome applications from under-represented groups and from people who are seeking a part-time contract. Appointments will always be made on merit.
Closing Date: 17th April 2023
Interview Date: w/c 1st May 2023 or w/c 8th May 2023
If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Duncan Guest, Head of the Psychology Academy (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr Jens Binder lead of the Cyberpsychology Research Group (email@example.com).
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