De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. We are a culturally rich university with strong commitment to the public good, providing a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.
Our Gold award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) is testament to our consistently outstanding teaching and learning excellence to enable an environment where students can thrive and take this into their careers. We are proud of our achievements in the Faculty of Health & Life Sciences and look to expand our academic team, to make additional lecturing appointments that will help build on our successes in psychology.
The Department By joining our faculty, you will help prepare and develop entrant industry professionals with the knowledge and expertise to make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society. The Division of Psychology is part of the School of Applied Social Sciences, one of four specialist schools, also including Leicester School of Allied Health Sciences, Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Leicester School of Pharmacy.
Our teaching reflects the latest developments in the sector and many of our courses have professional accreditations. A range of work experience and volunteering opportunities enables students to develop the skills sought by graduate employers. Recent graduates have secured roles with leading employers such as AstraZeneca, Ministry of Defence and the NHS. DMU’s dedicated facilities are designed to replicate current practice and feature industry-standard equipment, enabling staff and students to undertake life changing projects to improve health and social care.
The Role We are looking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Division of Psychology. The role will include both teaching and research duties to students on undergraduate and postgraduate on British Psychological Society Accredited undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes. Typically, your teaching duties will include preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars, supervision of final year projects, contributing to the personal tutoring scheme, and the devising and marking of assessments. You will be required to contribute to the teaching of research methods to our students. There will be opportunities to become involved in a variety of existing research projects. You will be expected to be research active in psychology.
The Person You will hold a PhD in psychology (or equivalent professional qualification and experience). We are looking for you to have expertise in clinical psychology. You will be familiar with delivering teaching and learning within a Higher education or academic-level delivery within commercial settings. You will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the University community. You will share DMU’s passion to provide outstanding and inclusive outcomes for all of its students.
If this role interests you please visit the DMU careers site to submit a full application. To ensure you are successful, please detail how you meet the criteria specified within the job description and person specification.
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This role may require a satisfactory DBS check to be undertaken, which will be discussed at the offer stage.