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Lecturers in Psychology

School of Humanities and Social Science

Location:  Brighton - Falmer
Salary:  £36,382 to £43,434 per annum
Closing Date:  Monday 06 December 2021
Reference:  HU3193-21-410

Your expertise in one of several areas of Psychology (indicated below) will be welcomed and valued in our vibrant, academically rich, and interdisciplinary School of Humanities and Social Science. This is an opportunity to join a highly collaborative team of Psychologists that is growing and committed to diversifying our strong disciplinary expertise.

Applicants must be eligible for membership of the British Psychological Society. A PhD, or a Professional Doctorate, in Psychology (or near completion) is essential, as well as up-to-date knowledge of at least one of the following areas of Psychology:

Biological psychology/neuroscience, critical community psychology, cyberpsychology, forensic psychology, gender and sexuality, body image, eco/environmental psychology, and evolutionary psychology.

In addition, you will have a solid knowledge of general psychology as a basis for teaching on a variety of core BPS psychology curriculum areas, across our undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes. Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate their willingness and ability to contribute to a range of teaching across the curriculum, and have a commitment to pastoral care, and supporting students’ development.

We have 2 full-time permanent posts and job sharers are welcome to apply. The start date would be as soon as mutually agreeable.

We are expecting interviews to be held on either Tuesday 14th December or Thursday 16th December.

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We especially welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), and LGBT+ candidates. We are seeking a colleague who has an understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion and how these principles can be applied in Higher Education and within practice learning settings. We value self-awareness, in terms of understanding candidates’ own culture, identity, biases, prejudices, power, privilege and stereotypes, as well as a willingness to challenge practices that present barriers to different groups.

Informal enquiries welcome to either Stephen Maddison, Dean of Humanities and Social Science s.c.maddison@brighton.ac.uk or Mark Wright and Zoe Flack, Co-Subject Leads for Psychology psychsubjectlead@brighton.ac.uk

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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