Kingston University

Kingston University

Lecturer in Psychology

United Kingdom

Closing in 3 days

Lecturer in Psychology

Faculty/Directorate

Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

School/Function

School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences

Contract type

Fixed Term Contract

Actual hours

37

Salary from

43,187.00

Salary to

46,929.00

Posted Date

25/03/2024

Closing Date

21/04/2024

Ref No

4030

Documents

  • Job Profile (PDF, 102.98kb)
  • This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery of teaching and research at the heart of a dynamic department with a reputation in developing successful, research-led programmes. Our varied programmes aim to nurture students' inquisitive minds and to transform them into critical-thinking professionals.

    You will plan, deliver and assess a range of modules across our undergraduate programmes as well as our popular MSc in Psychology (Conversion), using a variety of technologies and approaches to deliver a vibrant education to your students that can be translated into real-world skills. The ability to teach in one core area of the BPS curriculum is essential.

    You will be supervising student projects and undertaking your own research, as well as contributing to the research environment of the Department. Working side by side with talented colleagues you will benefit from membership of one of our Departmental Research Groups.

    The Person

    You will hold or have submitted your PhD/doctorate in the field of psychology.

    On a personal level, going above and beyond to deliver exceptional teaching and support to our students will be your core motivation. You will use your experience of working in Psychology to promote integrated professional practice across everything you do, imparting practical knowledge to students that they will take with them in their future careers.

    Constantly seeking to improve, you will scrutinise your own work, build internal and external networks, and work collaboratively to enhance the faculty's reputation in higher education and the wider local community and beyond.

    The Faculty

    The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences combines Kingston Business School and the School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences. Driven by a forward- thinking approach, the Faculty is dynamic, innovative and ambitious. We focus on business and social challenges that impact us all such as decision making, sustainable development and individual resilience.

    Together, the Schools strive to nurture socially responsible, well-informed and actively engaged members of society who graduate as adaptable, ambitious and solutions-focused professionals.

    Practical experience and real-life learning are at the heart of our degrees. Our graduates will be equipped with the skills to manage and navigate a world that needs employees to be digitally skilled and to have highly developed people management skills, emotional intelligence as well as innovative, entrepreneurial drive.

    Further information

    This is a full-time, fixed term position for one year with a starting salary of £43,187 per annum

    Interviews are due to be on Wednesday 8 May.

    For any further queries relating to this role, please contact Steve Tong, Head of School of Law, Social & Behavioural Sciences.

    Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected] or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

    Job details

    Title

    Lecturer in Psychology

    Employer

    Kingston University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    March 26, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 21, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Psychology,Social Science

    About the employer

    Founded in 1899, Kingston University London began its operations with courses specialising in chemistry, electric wiring, building construction, nursing, dressmaking and clay modelling. In 1926, it was recognised as a technical college by the Board of Education. In 1992, the university was renamed as Kingston University from Kingston Polytechnic.
    The institution has campuses in and around Kingston, United Kingdom. It also has a campus in Friars Avenue, London, and another campus at Crammer Terrace, London. Its Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston School of Art at Knight's Park and Roehampton Vale campus are linked together by the University's free inter-site bus service.

    Every campus is easy to reach as there are two mainline train stations, a network of bus routes, and major motorways. Also, both Gatwick and Heathrow international airports are easily reachable from the campus by both road and public transport. Within the university, there are four faculties that are Kingston School of Art, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing. Each faculty in the university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in specific streams.

    Moreover, all these faculties undertake research in related areas of study. As per the December 2018 report published on the university's official website, it had 16,499 students out of which 3,158 were non-UK students. Each faculty has world class facilities. The Kingdom School of Art comprises world-class facilities, such as 3D materials workshop, digital media workshop, hackSpace, moving image workshop, photography workshop and printmaking studios. The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing maintains various facilities, such as Scene of the Crime House, Learjet Lab and Centre for Augmented and Virtual Reality environments.

    The university has a list of notable alumni. In the field of entertainment and film, the alumni of the university include actor Ben Barnes, American model, actress and journalist Angie Bowie, actress Jessie Cave, Hong Kong actor Sam Chan. In the field of arts, the alumni include artist and illustrator Eileen Aldridge, Turner Prize nominee artist Fiona Banner, photographer Richard Bryant, product designer James Irvine, product designer Jasper Morrison, and sculptor David Nash. In the field of fashion, the alumni of the university include Harper's Bazaar editor in chief and journalist Glenda Bailey, and fashion designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista. In the field of architecture, there are David Chipperfield and Alexander Yusuf.

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