Job details


College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Responsible to

Head of Discipline


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus


£33,309 to £40,927 per annum

Closing date

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Contract type


Post type




About the role

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer into our Discipline of Psychological and Behavioural Sciences, which is based in the School of Psychology. Applicants from all areas related to Psychology, Behaviour Change or Ergonomics & Human Factors are particularly welcome. The successful applicants will join a vibrant academic community that delivers high quality programmes across a range of areas of Psychology. The roles will entail a combination of delivery on both our online and campus-based programmes. We take pride in offering our students a fantastic learning experience through our academic provision and active research culture within both modes of delivery. We focus on creating opportunities for students to gain practical experiences that bring their education to life, enhance their employability, and foster future aspirations. You are required to have the relevant experience to enable you to deliver high quality provision within core areas of Psychology and should be competent in applying theoretical ideas into practical contexts that will support the applied learning within our provision. You should also have relevant research experience that will support our student research supervision and research informed curricula.

Principal accountabilities

Learning / Teaching

Research / Scholarship


Observe and implement University policies and procedures.

Person specification

Essential Criteria



Learning / Teaching
Research / Scholarship

Skills, knowledge & abilities

Business requirements

Desirable Criteria



Learning / Teaching
Research / Scholarship

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.

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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.

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

Important information

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position.

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