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Lecturer in Psychology (T&S)

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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
38,183 - 42,955 a year
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Role Description

The Department of Psychology at the University of York is seeking to recruit a lecturer to provide parental leave cover for one year. The appointment will give a suitable candidate the opportunity to take responsibility for delivering teaching and supervision in a highly-regarded department of psychology in a Russell-Group university. 

You will have experience of teaching and supervising research projects in cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology. You will be willing to undertake a diverse workload which includes lecturing, overseeing practical classes, supervising undergraduate and postgraduate projects, and overseeing the delivery of tutorials and the marking of coursework by Postgraduates Who Teach. The Department will provide extensive mentoring and support for the role. 

You should have a PhD in Psychology and an appropriate professional teaching qualification or be willing to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice. 

Further information about the Department can be found at: 

The post is full-time, 37 hours per week and is available for twelve months.  The starting date is negotiable but is expected to be no later than 1st September 2017.

Informal discussions can be held with the Head of Department, Professor Quentin Summerfield (, +44 (0)1904 322913), and the Chair of the Board of Studies, Dr Shirley-Ann Rueschemeyer (, +44 (0)1904 322885).


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