Lecturer in Psychology
University of Kent - School of Psychology
United Kingdom

The School of Psychology is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Psychology to provide high-quality research, as well as excellent teaching and supervision, who is able to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students and inspire them to learn. 

We welcome applications from candidates whose research will enhance our existing areas of expertise and who can teach across our educational programmes. We particularly welcome applicants who can strengthen our research and teaching in forensic and/or cultural psychology and who have demonstrated potential or ability to secure funding for their research.

As the UK’s European University, we welcome applications from UK, European, and international candidates.

As Lecturer in Psychology you will:

  • Develop, deliver, and assess excellent teaching and learning materials in a variety of settings across a range of modules and contribute to core teaching, primarily (though not exclusively) on our undergraduate programmes
  • Make a sustained and significant contribution to high-quality research 
  • Supervise students undertaking their final year project and/or MSc project; supervise and examine PhD students, both within the institution and externally 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • PhD or equivalent in Psychology or related discipline 
  • Successful completion of world-leading research, preferably in forensic or cultural psychology 
  • Teaching skills appropriate to higher education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, & communication skills
  • Demonstrable fit with, and/or augmentation of, existing research expertise in the School

The School of Psychology overlooks Canterbury with a view of the cathedral. It is a leading centre of research and education with a commitment to scientific excellence, a concern for tackling problems of contemporary relevance and a commitment to have positive impact. 

The School is consistently rated in the top 20 of UK course providers.  We currently have over 40 faculty members, 80 PhD students and a diverse range of externally - funded research projects that employ numerous post-doctoral staff. All are supported by an experienced Professional and Technical Services team. 

Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process, please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.ukquoting ref number: SS-059-19

Informal enquires can be directed to Head of School, Professor David Wilkinson (psyhos@kent.ac.uk)

Interviews will take place in October 2019.


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