Lecturer in Education (Educational Psychology) University of Dundee, School of Education and Social Work United Kingdom

Reference Number SESW0055

Job Title Lecturer in Education (Educational Psychology)

College/SASS School of Education and Social Work

School/Directorate Education

Grade Grade 8 (£40,792 - £48,677)

Job Category Academic

Closing Date 3 April 2019


Lecturer (Teaching & Research) in Education (Educational Psychology)


Grade 8 (£40,792pa to £48,677pa) Fixed Term for 24 months

There are a number of posts and these can be offered on a fulltime or part-time basis.


With programmes ranked top in Scotland, the School of Education and Social Work prepares graduates for professional careers that support the social, cultural and physical wellbeing of our citizens and society. Their team of vibrant, dynamic and passionate staff are innovators in teaching and learning and make substantial impact on students entering into professional careers across the globe. Their research informs practice and influences policy which makes significant difference to the world. Be prepared to join a team of highly energised and motivated experts, who educate students on all levels of formal education and on how to develop strong communities.


We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Lecturer in Education (Educational Psychology) within the School of Education & Social Work.

The role of the successful applicant will be that of Lecturer whose principal functions will be to develop the expertise of the students primarily on the MSc Educational Psychology Programme.


The successful candidate will be a practising Educational Psychologist and have a strong interest in training, continuing professional development, and the future of the professions of education including educational psychology, social work and community education. Applicants should be an HCPC registered practitioner psychologist.


Your priorities will include:


    • Contribute to the development, delivery and evaluation of the curriculum.

    • Share in the supervision of the practical placements for trainee educational psychologists.

    • Be involved in teaching individual and group tutorials.

    • Be involved in the assessment of trainee educational psychologists’ progress.

    • Supervise the collaborative projects in Year 1 of the Programme and the research theses of trainee educational psychologists during Year 2.

    • Engage in research


Who we’re looking for:


  • Fully qualified educational psychologist.
  • Currently employed by a Local Authority Educational Psychology Service.
  • A good honours degree in psychology or equivalent.
  • Post graduate qualification in educational psychology.
  • Chartered status with the BPS.
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council

We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee - an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We also have campuses at Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local transport links.


For further information about this position please contact Dr Beth Hannah Programme Director by email to e.hannah@dundee.ac.uk or Professor Teresa Moran, Depute Dean by email to t.r.moran@dundee.ac.uk . To find out more about the School of Education & Social Work please visit https://www.dundee.ac.uk/esw/.


The closing date for applications is 3 April 2019.


The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.


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