Lecturer in Psychology x 2 Ref 8717

School/department: School of Psychology  
Hours: Full time or part time up to a maximum of 1FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business needs)
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 8717 and 8978
Salary: Lecturer A starting at £38,592 to £42,155 per annum, or Lecturer B starting at £43,414 to £51,805
Placed on: 18 July 2022
Closing date: 12 August 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of this date.
Expected Interview date: w/c 22 August 2022.
Expected start date: 01 September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter


Job description

The School of Psychology is looking to recruit two full-time, teaching-focused faculty members at Lecturer level, with expertise sought in the preferred area of research methods and statistical analysis using R and R Studio. 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 and supervise diverse groups of students (both those with and without psychology backgrounds). 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 160 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 20 nationally. Psychology at Sussex was ranked 18th out of nearly 100 institutions in the 2021 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 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 job description and person specification Ref 8717 [PDF 245.40KB]

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

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This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code however to meet the minimum salary requirement this is dependent on the salary you are offered and/or whether you are eligible for tradeable points. 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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