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Lecturer in Psychology

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 7 £33,199 - £37,345 per annum
Job Type: Academic
Closing Date: 08/16/2019
Date Posted: 07/19/2019
Reference: A1122


1 year fixed term post




The School of Natural and Social Sciences at University of Gloucestershire is looking to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Psychology for a fixed term of 12 months. 


Psychological Sciences is based within the School of Natural and Social Sciences, located on the attractive Francis Close Hall campus in Cheltenham.  The School comprises three Subject Communities—Psychological Sciences, Social Sciences, and Environmental Sciences—with over 1000 students and 50 academic, technician and administrative staff.  Our BPS-accredited provision is experiencing year-on-year growth with approximately 350 students across our courses.


The successful applicant for this post will mainly contribute to BSc (Hons) Criminology & Psychology and MSc Forensic Psychology programmes.  They can also expect to make contributions to our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree and our conversion course, MSc Psychology. 


We are seeking a candidate who can offer specialisms in forensic psychology, particularly sexual offending.  Applied experience working in forensic settings would be an asset. The candidate would be expected to supervise dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and take on a personal tutor role for the MSc Forensic students. Experience across a range of qualitative methods is also desirable.


Appointees will be engaging and innovative lecturers who share our student-centred ethos, are ready to offer a high standard of support and are willing to make a positive contribution to the student experience.  Our courses have distinctive strengths in applied psychology founded on a rigorous theoretical framework and the ideal candidates would engage students in appreciation of this relationship.


Based at our attractive campus in Cheltenham, we offer a welcoming and positive working environment. 


This fixed term position is available for a start on or shortly after 1st October 2019.


Further Details


For further information relating to the post, informal enquiries may be made to Dr Julie Collins, Academic Subject Leader for Psychological Sciences. (


Closing Date: Midday Friday 16th August 2019

Interview Date: Thursday 12th September 2019


The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community.


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