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Lecturers in Psychology

Health Sciences & Wellbeing - School of Psychology

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Monday 10 February 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0312-19-R
Further details:    Job Description    

The University of Sunderland is committed to delivering high quality teaching and research which focuses on the development of its students, city and region. We are passionate in our ambition to enable people from diverse backgrounds to enter into education and provide them with skills which are not only personally transformative, but also help to shape the futures of their own communities and societies.

The School of Psychology, which is part of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing, is home to a vibrant team of academics who offer a range of programmes in the areas of Psychology, Public Health, Environmental Health and Counselling. There is a thriving research ethos within the School which used to inform our teaching and curriculum developments.

As part of planned growth within the School we are now seeking to recruit two full time members to the team and while we would welcome applications from any area of psychology we are particularly interested to receive applications which demonstrate an interest in the application of psychology to the areas of either Forensic or Health Psychology. You will also contribute to programme development and conduct research leading to high quality outputs, and contributing to research informed teaching. 

The successful candidate will be an engaging educator with experience of teaching in higher education. You will bring enthusiasm and a positive ‘can-do’ attitude to the role and a focus on continually enhancing the student experience. You will have demonstrable experience of conducting research in psychology. 

So, if you are interested in working with a friendly, conscientious and ambitious team of psychologists and would like to live in on one of the most beautiful coastlines in the UK, please contact;

Dr Richard Darby-Davis, Head of School of Psychology ( for further information.

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal.  Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System.  Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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