The Department of Psychology at York is seeking to appoint a Director of Teaching and Learning. This is a new role, created to support our commitment to outstanding teaching and learning. The appointee will have experience in managing innovation and delivery of teaching, along with knowledge of the national context relevant to psychology. We will appoint at the level of Senior Lecturer or Professor, according to experience.
You will support the department’s management team in all matters relating to teaching, learning and the student experience. Providing leadership in overseeing the development and delivery of the department’s programmes, you will liaise between university and department bodies to ensure the maintenance of excellence in the student experience. A key challenge of this position will be to take a lead role in preparing the department’s response to national exercises, such as TEF and BPS accreditation.
Key Requirements: (viewed relative to the level of post, see candidate briefs for more details):
Professorial = £62,585 - £80,200
Senior Lecturer = £49,149 - £56,950
Closing Date: 6 November 2017
Interview: 15 December 2017
Starting dates are negotiable but are expected to be no later than 1st May 2018.
The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. It is dynamic, growing, and strongly committed to excellence. The Department of Psychology has been placed among the top-100 psychology departments in the QS world university rankings every year since 2013. Research in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience at York was ranked 4th in the UK in the most recent national assessment of research quality (REF2014). The Department has held an Athena SWAN Silver Award since 2007 in recognition of its commitment to supporting women in science. Further information about the Department can be found at http://www.york.ac.uk/psychology/.
Informal discussions can be held with the Head of Department, Professor Mike Burton (firstname.lastname@example.org, +44 (0)1904 32 3140) or with the Chair of the Board of Studies, Dr Shirley-Ann Rueschemeyer (email@example.com, +44 (0)1904 322885).
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