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Lecturer in Psychology
Ref. 50055786

£44,611 - £49,433 per annum (Incl.LWA)

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Central London

There are 4 post available, these posts are full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week. We are happy to consider this post on a part-time/ job share basis. Successful appointees are expected to join no later than end of September 2023.

Based in the heart of the West End in Central London, Psychology is taught in the University’s School of Social Sciences, which is situated in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The School has a serious focus on enhancing student experience and learning. We strongly support the University’s commitment to enhancing Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. We are committed to diversifying our staff body, decolonising curriculum, and creating an inclusive community.

Comprising a welcoming community of academic and research colleagues, technical and administrative colleagues, and a diverse, multicultural student population, we teach and carry out research across the full breadth of psychology and the neurosciences. We currently offer BSc Psychology, BSc Psychology and Counselling, BSc Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience and BSc Psychology and Criminology undergraduate programmes as well as MSc Psychology, MSc Health Psychology and MSc Counselling postgraduate programmes. In addition, we have a flourishing PhD programme. All of our taught courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society or British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. 

We are looking for post holders to contribute teaching and module leadership in the following areas: research methods including neuroimaging techniques for the cognitive neurosciences, counselling psychology, clinical psychology, individual differences, and social psychology.

All appointed post holders are expected to contribute to the teaching of research methods (quantitative and/or qualitative methods) and to supervise third year project students. A serious and demonstrable commitment to supporting students from diverse backgrounds and enhancing their university experience is essential. Post holders will be expected to teach on both our undergraduate and postgraduate courses as required. You will already be an active researcher and/or have a track record in contributing to scholarship and professional practice. 

You will hold a BPS accredited psychology degree (or equivalent), and a post-graduate degree or professional qualification. A PhD, or an equivalent (or close to completion) is desirable. It is desirable that the post holder with expertise in counselling will hold a counselling qualification accredited by the British Psychological Society or other accrediting body. 

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below. 

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders. 

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 23 June 2023
Interviews are likely to be held on: w/c 5 July 2023

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