Lecturer in Psychology (teaching-focused) Ref 1830

School/department: School of Psychology
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: Fixed term for 3 years
Reference1830
Salary: Starting at from £33,199 and rising to £39,609 per annum
Placed on: 08 August 2019
Closing date: 
23 August 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date:
Week beginning 26 August 2019
Expected start date:
1 September 2019

This position is only open to staff currently working at the University of Sussex.


Job description 

We are now seeking applications for a teaching-focused position at Lecturer level within 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 contribute to our teaching on Foundation Year psychology modules that introduce students to core psychology topics and prepare them for our full undergraduate provision in Psychology.  There may also be additional opportunities to contribute to teaching across our undergraduate and postgraduate provision. 

The University of Sussex is a leading teaching and research institution and is ranked within the top 20 in the UK and the top 150 in the world. The School of Psychology at the University of Sussex is one of the largest centres for the study of psychology in the UK with considerable strengths in both research and teaching. The School was rated 10th in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework and receives excellent student ratings for its undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

The School offers a highly rated undergraduate degree course, a suite of PGT courses and has a substantial group of doctoral students, supported in part by an ESRC Doctoral Training Centre. The Foundation Year provision at Sussex is very highly regarded, having been awarded a Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence in 2019. 

Detailed information about the School is available at www.sussex.ac.uk/psychology. For further details or informal discussion about these positions, please do not hesitate to contact the Head of School, Prof Robin Banerjee, r.a.banerjee@sussex.ac.uk

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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] 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 (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) 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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