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Associate Lecturer in Psychology x3

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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32,236 - 39,609
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Role Description


The Department of Psychology is seeking to recruit three Associate Lecturers to support all aspects of teaching and learning in the Department.


The main purpose of these roles is to support teaching on the Department’s undergraduate programmes in Psychology as well as contribute to marking, supervise students and provide advice on study skills and learning problems.

You should have postgraduate training in Psychology, experience of supervising students, of tutoring undergraduates in psychology, and of delivering lectures. You should have a commitment to a career in university teaching and student support, and knowledge of related issues, such as assessment and feedback, is desirable. You will have a collaborative work ethos, but also be able to work independently and prioritise your own workload.

Key requirements

- A PhD in Psychology, completed or nearing completion.

- Detailed knowledge in an area of Psychology relevant to the Department.

- Highly developed communication skills.

- Ability to design and deliver teaching material either across a range of modules or within a subject area.

- Ability to supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and assist with learning problems.

- Ability to manage and deliver own teaching.

- Ability to plan, manage, organise and assess own teaching contributions.

- Experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and/ or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context.

- Experience of using different delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students.

- Evidence of successful planning and designing teaching material.

Informal discussions can be held with the Director of Teaching and Learning, Professor Paul Bishop ( , +44 (0)1904 32 2915) or with with Sally Quinn (, +44(0)1904 32 3655.


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