Assistant Professor in Psychology
Coventry University, School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences
United Kingdom

This is an exciting time to join Coventry University and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences. With a University Gold TEFrating, ranking 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, and outstanding NSSscores in our courses we have demonstrable excellence in student experience. Asa global University, our contribution to teaching excellence extends beyond our UK campuses, and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciencesworks with partner organisations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa andSouth-East Asia. Additionally, we offer global experience opportunities through teaching and research-related activities to both staff and students, and wehave a strong commitment to the internationalisation of our curricula.


Asa commitment to our investment in Psychology, we are now looking to appoint anoutstanding and experienced Psychologist to join our highly regarded, andstudent-focused team. Working with the School's, Deputy Head and AssociateHeads of School, the post holder will be pivotal in realising new courseprovision, whilst acting as a Course Director. This role provides an excellentopportunity to help shape the direction of Psychology at Coventry Universityover the next period.


TheSchool delivers several undergraduate and postgraduate courses accredited bythe British Psychological Society (BPS). We welcome applications fromcandidates with expertise in any of the core areas of BPS accreditedcurricula. Applications are particularlywelcomed from those who can contribute to teaching in social psychology, cognitivepsychology and research methods.


TheSchool is recognised for the high quality of its provision of applied andprofessional courses. This includes a broad portfolio of on-campus, off-campus,blended and distance learning courses both discipline and profession specific.Applied research activity is an integral part of the Faculty's business andthere is a strong commitment to enabling staff to engage in scholarlyship. Forthis post, the role holder will be expected to focus on academic leadership,and teaching and learning in the first instance.


Applicantsmust hold a PhD and publications or equivalent outputs or (if from Professionalpractice background) a good Honours/Masters Degree and appropriate professionalqualifications and/or membership and or equivalent professional qualificationsthat might be considered as equivalent to a PhD. Applicants must demonstrate anexperience of delivering in an educational setting. Coventry University offersacademic support and professional development support and provides theopportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertakethe PGCE.


Fora confidential and informal discussion about the role please contact thePsychology Undergraduate Programme Director Rebecca Jenks


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