Senior Lecturer in Psychology (Area: Occupational Psychology)

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Job Description

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

Candidate Criteria

  • 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
  • Self-motivated

Please see attached job description for further details such as desired criteria.

Development Opportunities

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.

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