Lecturer in Psychology University of Sheffield, Faculty of Social Sciences United Kingdom

Lecturer in Psychology

Contract Type: Open Ended

Working Pattern: Full-time

Faculty: Social Sciences

Department: School of Education

Salary: Grade 8:

£40,732 - £48,677 per annum, with potential to progress to £54,765 per
annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Closing Date: 14th December 2018


Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?


The School of Education is internationally renowned for its research excellence and teaching quality. We have a wide range of full-time, part-time, distance and online programmes, some of them taught in international locations, making this a vibrant and stimulating environment for research-informed teaching. Our student body is growing in diversity, with full and part-time students, coming from a range of previous study experiences, from different contexts of educational practice and from different parts of the world. The School enjoys strong demand for its postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. Please see www.sheffield.ac.uk/education for further information.


We seek a proven researcher to contribute to our interdisciplinary impact-focused research, and innovative teaching. You will have research and teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: Critical Psychology and Education; Mental Health and Education; Social Psychology; Educational Neuroscience; Therapeutics in Education. We are interested in developing our existing research on mental health and well-being in the city region, including working with young people, families and professionals in homes, communities, pre-school and school/FE settings.


You will have a good honours degree in Psychology, Education or a relevant subject area (Social Sciences, Social/Developmental Psychology) and a Doctorate in Psychology or a relevant subject area.


You will be able to teach research methods across our BA, MA, MSc programmes and will contribute to EdD and PhD teaching and supervision. You will have experience of, or interest in, using Digital Technologies in teaching in ways that help students to develop their digital literacies, which includes the potential development of online programmes.


You will have a publication record of papers in high quality peer reviewed journals, and in attracting external research funding. You must have the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within the University and with external partners and organisations.


It is anticipated that interviews and other selection action will be held on Thursday 10 January 2019. Full details will be provided to invited candidates.


We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.


We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.


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