Lecturer in Psychology (Maternity cover – 2 posts)

Job Title: Lecturer in Psychology (Maternity cover – 2 posts)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £38,017 per annum
Contact Name: Peary Brug
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 07, 2021 12:22

Job Description

Job Title: Lecturer in Psychology (Maternity cover – 2 posts) 

Department: Psychology and Pedagogic Science

Salary: £38,017 per annum 

Hours: Full-time 

Term: Fixed term 

Post 1 - 10 months 

Post 2 – 8 months 

Closing date: Thursday 15th July 2021 at 23.00 

Interviews are likely to be held on or around Wednesday 21st July 2021

We are seeking to recruit two lecturers of psychology for maternity cover positions. Applications are encouraged from individuals wishing to be part of a dynamic studentcentered team of staff using contemporary approaches to teaching and learning in H.E.

Job Details

You will undertake teaching and assessment duties on undergraduate and potentially postgraduate programmes within the Faculty and contribute to associated curriculum development and planning. You will undertake scholarly activity and contribute to recruitment, outreach and knowledge transfer activities where appropriate. You will be required to provide pastoral support for students and may, in addition, be asked to lead modules.

 You will be expected to have knowledge of contemporary developments in particular areas of psychology and an ability to contribute to or lead modules in two or more of the following areas:

(Post 1): Quantitative Research Methods and Cognitive Psychology.

 (Post 2): Quantitative and/or Qualitative Research Methods and Counselling Psychology. In addition to other expertise in Psychology such as Health Psychology.


Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high-quality professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community, where everybody is welcomed.

St Mary’s is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth, to benefit students, staff and the wider St Mary’s community. As the University builds on its proud heritage, it will be looking for exceptional people to help shape its progressive future.

The posts are located in the Department of Psychology and Pedagogic Science which is based in the Faculty of Sport, Allied Health and Performance Science. The Department houses a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Psychology and physical education and sports coaching. In Psychology programmes offered include BSc Psychology and MSc Psychology of Mental Health. We are looking to maintain an innovative portfolio and we have several new programmes undergoing development to start from September 2022-2023.

There may be some flexibility regarding the role and for further information and to discuss the role, interested parties are encouraged to contact Peary Brug (Programme Director) 

or Dr Abbe Brady (Head of Department) 

The University is committed to being an inclusive employer and will consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who would like to work part time/job share/flexibly.