Job details


College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Responsible to

Head of Discipline


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus


£36.52 per hour

Closing date

Sunday 31 October 2021

Contract type


Post type

Hourly paid



About the role

We are looking to appoint an experienced Associate Lecturer to teach across modules within the School of Psychology.

You'll need to hold a first degree in a discipline appropriate to psychology and have experience of teaching psychology. You'll also be able to work to deadlines and be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends, as required.

Actual days and hours will be described in a Schedule of Work.

Principal accountabilities

Duties may include any of the following:

  1. Formal scheduled delivery of Teaching, Lectures or Workshops
  2. Preparation of teaching materials required in the delivery of the above
  3. Preparation of Reading Lists
  4. Responsibility for keeping of University records, reports or returns as appropriate including marks and notes are submitted to the module leader for assessment boards.
  5. Contribution to assessment design as appropriate
  6. Marking, moderation and electronic submission of marks as required
  7. Supervision of Doctoral Research
  8. Responsibility for tutorials
  9. Student Support
  10. Independent Studies supervision
  11. Attendance at the following Boards/Meetings, where it is appropriate and where they can be arranged to fit in with other commitments:
    • Development / training meetings and events
    • Probation and Development Review
    • Programme Committees and Subject/Team Meetings
    • Any relevant meetings associated with internal and/or external periodic scrutiny such as QAA
    • College Research Committee
    • College Research Ethics Committee
    • Assessment Boards


Person specification

Essential Criteria



Skills, knowledge & abilities

Business requirements

Desirable Criteria



Skills, knowledge and abilities


As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

Find out more about pay and benefits

How to apply

You can apply by submitting an online application. Once you have signed in or registered with us you will be able to begin your application. If you are creating an account for the first time, please ensure you provide an email address that you access regularly as this will be our main means of contacting you regarding your application.

If you require any assistance, including the provision of any documentation in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team at

Please note all applications must be submitted online by Midnight GMT on the closing date of the vacancy.

Important information

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a skilled worker visa. For further information, please visit the skilled worker visa page at

If you wish to discuss your individual Visa arrangements in relation to this role, please contact us at


Our number one priority is to keep our staff, students and community safe as we continue to work through the pandemic. Upon appointment, full training will be given on the Health and Safety processes we follow.

Find out how we are ensuring the safety of our staff, students and community

Further details

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