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Tutor in Psychology

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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Fixed term
26,341 - 32,344 per year
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Role Description


The Department of Psychology is seeking to recruit two Tutors for 10 months fixed-term to support all aspects of teaching and learning in the Department.


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 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.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • A degree in Psychology, (a PhD in Psychology, completed or nearing completion, would be desirable).
  • 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: To be confirmed

For informal enquiries: Informal discussions can be held with the Director of Teaching and Learning, Professor Paul Bishop (

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

Athena Gold 2017 




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