Lecturer in Psychology (teaching-focused) Ref: 4733

School/department: School of Psychology
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business needs)
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 4733 
Salary: Grade 7 starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum; Grade 8 starting from £41,526 to £49,553 per annum.
Placed on: 05 November 2020
Closing date:  06 December 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of this date.
Expected interview date: w/c 14 December 2020
Expected start date: 04 January 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter

Job description 

The School of Psychology is looking to recruit one full-time, teaching-focused faculty member at Lecturer level, with expertise in positive psychology, wellbeing, and related areas of clinical, health, and/or social 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 (both those with and without psychology backgrounds) in the area of positive psychology and wellbeing. 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 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.

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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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