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Associate Lecturer (Psychology)

Department
Psychology
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Full-time
Contract status
Open
Salary
32,817 - 40,322 a year
Posted Date
24/01/2020
Apply by
23/02/2020
Job Reference
8387
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Role Description

Department

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

Role

The main purpose of this role 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. This will include holding lectures, leading seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate teaching as well as developing and applying innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students. You will also carry out on-going curriculum review, including module content and materials and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies.

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

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • A PhD in Psychology, completed or nearing completion.
  • Detailed knowledge in an area of Psychology relevant to the Department.
  • Highly developed communication skills.
  • Appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice
  • 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

Interview date: TBC

For informal enquiries: Informal discussions can be held with the Head of Department, Professor Mike Burton (mike.burton@york.ac.uk, +44 (0)1904 32 3140) or with the Chair of the Board of Studies, Professor Paul Bishop (paul.bishop@york.ac.uk, +44 (0)1904 322885).

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