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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Edge Hill University – Psychology

Permanent. Applications are welcome for part time or job share consideration.

Part time or Job share salary calculated pro rata.

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone.

About the Role

We are seeking to appoint a lecturer or senior lecturer in psychology to join us at an exciting phase in our development. You will have a PhD in psychology (or equivalent) and be an active researcher able to make a strong contribution to the next Research Excellence Framework (REF exercise). With the potential to produce internationally excellent outputs, you will also be dedicated to generating external grant capture, to fostering impacts from your research, and to pursuing knowledge exchange activities.

You will be able to afford our students with an outstanding university experience by making a significant contribution to the delivery of our Undergraduate and/or Postgraduate level teaching. We will consider applications from any specialism within psychology, though we are especially keen to hear from applicants who are able to teach health and/or coaching psychology. You will be committed to ensuring that our students benefit from an exemplary education and opportunities to develop their transferable employability skills.

Applications for part-time work or job-share will be considered:
please ensure that you state this clearly in your covering letter. 

For informal enquiries about these vacancies, you may wish to contact Professor Nick Hulbert-Williams, Head of the Department of Psychology, at hulbertwn@edgehill.ac.uk.

To learn more about the Department of Psychology at Edge Hill University visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/departments/academic/psychology

About you

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional who is excited about making notable contributions to psychological science. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with a commitment to providing a supportive student experience. Through your contributions to teaching excellence, you will be able to inspire our students to achieve their full potential. 

With a promising (lecturer) or established (senior lecturer) research profile in psychology, you should be able to demonstrate how your research plans support our ambitious strategy for increasing the quality of our research outputs, external income generation, and for extending the reach of our impact and/or knowledge exchange activities.

To be successful you will further enrich our students’ experience through your coaching and mentorship skills, and your subject knowledge, as evidenced through your qualifications and experience. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development within our discipline.

This post provide an outstanding opportunity for career development for either early career or more established researchers. In keeping with our ambitious strategies, you will receive an allocation of protected workload time for scholarship, research and knowledge exchange. We will provide mentorship and appropriate professional development to help your research programme to flourish in our stimulating and supportive research environment. At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & benefits

  • A minimum of 48 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Access to a range of CPD to support your career development, with three defined pathways for progression.
  • A stimulating research environment, including a suite of in-house, dedicated psychology labs which benefit from ongoing University investment and development.
  • Employee assistance programme with access to free confidential counselling sessions, legal & financial advice, and as health & wellbeing resources.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Teacher’s Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 23.68%
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment.
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street.

About us

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

Location: Ormskirk
Salary: £38,205 to £57,696 per annum
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th February 2024
Closes: 25th February 2024
Job Ref: EHT2040-0224
 
   
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