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Lecturer in Forensic/Criminal Psychology

University of Reading
Whiteknights Reading UK
£45585 - £56021
Closing date
1 Jan 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time, Permanent

University of Reading
Lecturer in Forensic/Criminal Psychology
Job reference: SRF44731
Salary: £45585 - £56021
Closing date: 01/01/2024
Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences
Location: Whiteknights Reading UK
Job live date: 28/11/2023
Employment Basis/Type: Full Time, Permanent

The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences at the University of Reading is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Forensic/Criminal Psychology (Teaching & Research) to join our collegiate and research-active staff team in Psychology. The appointed individual will deliver high quality teaching and project supervision to students on our highly regarded undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. They will help us build on our success in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (in which we climbed 10 places in the rankings) by conducting excellent research and building a research group to support this. The position is available on a full-time (or part-time) permanent basis from 1st March 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Successful applicants will have a PhD or Professional Doctorate in Forensic Psychology or an area relevant for Forensic Psychology. They will have a research profile commensurate with their career stage, evidenced by high quality publications, and the ability to attract research funding. They will have experience of teaching to a high standard at university level and will be committed to supporting an excellent student experience. They will engage fully with the University’s open science practices and will be willing to contribute to the highly collaborative and inter-disciplinary environment within the School and to develop collaborations with colleagues across campus, including the School of Law, and externally.

Closing date – 01/01/2024

Interview date – TBC (Week of 29th January 2024) 

Informal contact details

Contact role: Director of Teaching and Learning

Contact name: Dr Amanda Branson

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Contact role: Head of Section (Psychology)

Contact name: Prof Andrew Glennerster

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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 champions LGBT+ equality. 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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