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Lecturer in Biological Psychology (TI)
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF35276

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 28/05/2021

Job live date: 23/04/2021

Salary: £41,526 - £51,034 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: Up to 35, depending on FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time or part-time, Permanent

The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences is seeking to appoint an outstanding Teaching Intensive Lecturer in Biological Psychology to join our dynamic, collegiate, research-active and highly regarded team of academic staff. The appointed individual will deliver high quality teaching, project supervision and placement supervision to students on our undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with a background in and experience of teaching biological psychology.

We are seeking to appoint one full-time (or more than one part-time) lecturer on a permanent basis to start in August 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants will have:

  • A PhD in psychology (preferably biological psychology) or other relevant doctorate
  • Experience of teaching and project supervision at university level
  • Knowledge of and willingness to teach topics within and outside of biological psychology
  • Knowledge and experience of undertaking quantitative and/or qualitative research
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and in enhancing the student experience
  • Excellent communication, organisation, and administrative abilities
  • Willingness to contribute to activities to support a collaborative and collegiate environment

Interview date: TBC - mid June

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Director of Teaching & Learning

Contact role:

Head of School

Contact name:

Dr Juliane Honisch

Contact name:

Prof Carmel Houston-Price

Contact phone:


Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 6795

Contact email:

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.



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