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Lecturer in Psychology

Health Sciences & Wellbeing - School of Psychology

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 14 August 2022
Reference:  0258-22
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 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 program 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 a up to four members to the team and we would welcome applications from any area of psychology but are especially interested to receive applications which demonstrate a specialist in the areas of Clinical, Forensic or Biological Psychology. You will also contribute to program 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 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 work near 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 has been awarded the Time/ Sunday Times University of the Year for Social Inclusion for 2021, follow the link below to see why!

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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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