Computer Programmer / Research & Education Support Technician

Job Title: Computer Programmer / Research & Education Support Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £32,958 to £39,324 per annum, plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance.
Contact Name: Michael Aitken
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2016 10:18

Job Description

Computer Programmer / Research & Education Support Technician

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £32,958 to £39,324 per annum, plus  £2,623 per annum London Allowance.

Indefinite, Full time

Ref: G6/PAH/1748/16-PB


The post provides an exciting opportunity to contribute to the academic team delivering the King’s College London BSc in Psychology (first intake was in September 2015). This role will involve developing and supporting novel software, and supporting student and staff researchers in the use computer-based research tools or control systems as part of psychological research


The post holder will be expected to provide both formal and informal teaching and training in the area of basic programming skills, enhancing the student experience and contributing to the innovative and effective teaching and assessment on the BSc Psychology. The role also provides opportunities to undertake research, including collaborative research, which is in line with the Department’s and Faculty research strategy.

The post holder must have: a good first-degree in computer science, mathematics, psychology or related subject; a MSc and/or PhD in relevant area; programming skills relevant to psychology research; the ability to produce robust and reusable software tools, including easy to read code, with suitable documentation, demonstration and test procedures.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 9th October 2016.

Interviews are scheduled to be held in October 2016.
The selection process will consist of a panel interview including a presentation. 

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact the Director, Undergraduate Psychology Programme at


To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.