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Principal Lecturer/Team Leader - Psychology

Health Sciences & Wellbeing - School of Psychology

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £52,485 to £60,020 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 10 July 2022
Reference:  0244-22
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, societies and cultures.

The School of Psychology, which is Part of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing, is home to a vibrant team of academics and offer a range of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

This post is for a Team Leader and will have a focus on our undergraduate provision, but the appointee will also take the lead on the development of our outreach, marketing and recruitment activities. Part of this role will also be to work with colleagues across the university to develop an inter-disciplinary approach to the delivery of Psychology courses. There will also be line management responsibilities and be part of the School of Psychology Management Team.

While applications from any area of psychology are welcome, applicants must be able to demonstrate a track record of innovative curriculum design, especially at the undergraduate level. Equally, you should be able to evidence ways in which you have motivated colleagues to work as a team and have a good understanding of the metrics underlying REF, TEF and KEF.

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.

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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 the following groups as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. In addition, we are ‘happy to talk flexible working’.

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