BPP Psychology Department sits within the BPP School of Health. The School of Health combines the academic excellence of a university with the real-life focus of a professional environment. At the Psychology Department we offer the BPS-accredited MSc Psychology Conversion Programmes (campus-based and distance learning) since 2016 as well as deliver Professional Development courses.
A Psychology Department Lecturer has the following core areas of responsibility:
- Teaching on a range of psychology subjects as required
- Designing and delivering CPD type short courses
- Creating and marking assessment materials
- Supervising students’ dissertations
- Contributing to curriculum development work, such as updating programme materials
- Contributing to the development and management of new programmes
- Providing support and guidance to students and/or skills development coaching on relevant programmes and modules
- Ensuring regulatory compliance with BPP systems and processes
- Contributing to internal and external BPP marketing, business development, outreach and employability activities
Key Responsibilities: See Attached JD
Department School of Health – Psychology
- PhD in Psychology or near completion
- Experience in teaching psychology modules at University level
- Experience in designing, developing, and delivering courses/modules in occupational psychology
- Experience in staff mentoring
- Expertise in Statistics and Research methods
- Expertise in Applied/ Occupational Psychology
- Ability to develop and deliver short CPD type courses in Occupational psychology
- Ability to independently design teaching materials, Including lectures and seminars
- Ability to effectively plan, organise and prioritise workload
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent presentation skills
- Ability to work well in a team and be collaborative
- Excellent computer/IT skills
Please see attached job description for further details such as desired criteria.
The role of a Psychology Lecturer will develop your skills as a professional educator.
You will be given the opportunity to acquire a level 7 teaching qualification, the PGCPHE. You will have regular appraisals with your line manager at which development opportunities will be discussed.