Lecturer in Psychology Ref: 6341

School/department: School of Psychology
Hours: Full time
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business needs)
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 6341
Salary: Grade 7 starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum
Grade 8 starting from £42,149 to £50,296 per annum.
Placed on: 18 November 2021
Closing date:  7 December 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of this date.
Expected interview date: 17 December 2021
Expected start date: 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter

Job description

The School of Psychology is looking to recruit one full-time, education and research or education-focused faculty member at Lecturer level, with expertise in clinical psychology and mental health that complements existing strengths in the School of Psychology. The School has seen substantial growth over the past three years and we are recruiting excellent candidates to join our motivated, energetic, and ambitious faculty, contribute to our high-quality teaching and learning, and promote an outstanding student experience. We are particularly keen to receive applications from candidates who would be able to teach diverse groups of students in the area of clinical psychology, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The post holder will also undertake supervision of postgraduate dissertations in the area of clinical psychology.

The University of Sussex is a leading teaching and research institution and is ranked within the top 150 in the world. The School of Psychology at the University of Sussex is one of the most academically diverse and influential centres for the study of psychology in the UK with considerable strengths in both research and teaching. We have a longstanding commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and we are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Silver Award (2020) for our work promoting gender equality. In the latest World University Rankings, the School is placed within the top 75 internationally, and within the top 10 nationally. Psychology at Sussex was ranked 10th in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework and receives excellent student ratings for its undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. We offer a very highly regarded undergraduate degree course and a suite of PGT courses, and we have a substantial group of doctoral students, supported in part by ESRC and Leverhulme Trust funded doctoral training programmes.

Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of School, Professor Robin Banerjee (robinb@sussex.ac.uk).

The University of Sussex is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University of Sussex believes that the diversity of its staff and student community is fundamental to creative thinking, pedagogic innovation, intellectual challenge, and our interdisciplinary approach to research and learning. We celebrate and promote diversity, equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. All roles are open to flexible work arrangements as part of the university’s commitment to be flexible by default. Applications for a job share are welcome and would be considered fully for this role.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 6341) (PDF XKB)

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk 


How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to psychologyrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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