Lecturer in Psychology
University of Aberdeen, School of Psychology
United Kingdom



As part of the continued development of the School of Psychology, applications are invited from individuals with expertise in Business, Industrial or Organisational Psychology.


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Full Time
Grade 7
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The successful candidate will play a key role in the design, development, delivery and assessment of Applied Psychology across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as online courses in the School of Psychology.


This post is available either on the Teaching & Scholarship career path, or the Teaching & Research career path.


Teaching & Scholarship track

The Teaching & Scholarship (T&S) track attracts academic staff with an interest in applying state-of-the-art learning tools and methods to develop and deliver teaching programmes.  The School promotes and supports excellence in education through research and development in teaching and learning.  All staff on the Scholarship track are expected to have one or more education research or development projects within the School, developing and/or evaluating theory-based teaching and assessment, and technology-enhanced learning.


Teaching & Research track

The Teaching & Research (T&R) track attracts academic staff with an interest in the design and delivery of high quality teaching and with an outstanding research profile, as evidenced by publications in leading academic journals and a track record of successful grant applications, commensurate with their stage of career.


Applications are invited from individuals with expertise in Business, Industrial or Organisational Psychology and a keen interest in education.  Experience or knowledge of teaching is essential.


Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£40,792 - £44,559 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.


Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 12 month probation period.


Should the appointee not already hold a formal teaching qualification (such as Fellowship of the HEA) they will be expected to achieve this within the first three years of appointment.


As with all academic staff in the School of Psychology, the appointee will be subject to annual review of their progress.


For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here


Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa.  As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English.  Please do not hesitate to contact Marian Elliot-Jones, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273757 or email m.elliot-jones@abdn.ac.uk for further information.


Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs


Interviews will be held on 21 May 2019


Applicants are encouraged to make informal enquiries prior to submission of their application by contacting Dr Jason Bohan, Director of Teaching & Learning, School of Psychology by email:  jason.bohan@abdn.ac.uk


Please DO NOT send application forms to Dr Bohan.


Please quote reference number PSY026A on all correspondence

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