Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Job Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £39,324 to £61,513
Reference: A75677Ancl
Contact Name: Gwyneth Doherty Sneddon
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 25, 2017 13:46

Job Description

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology - A75677A


Salary:                       £39,324 to £52,793 (Grade G Lecturer)
                                  £49,772 to £61,513 (Grade H Senior Lecturer)

Closing Date:            22 September 2017

The School of Psychology is looking for an inspiring and ambitious individual who will help build capacity to deliver high quality teaching and scholarship in the School. You will contribute to the delivery of the highly successful and BPS accredited MSc in Forensic Psychology, the BSc in Psychology and the development of new postgraduate programmes in forensic psychology.  You will be expected to become a member of the newly established Forensic Psychology Research Group (FPRG) and to this end, we offer funding for personal research and teaching activities.
You must have a PhD or Professional Doctorate in Psychology and ideally (but not essential), be a BPS chartered and/or HCPC registered forensic psychologist.You will have experience relevant to delivery of teaching, assessment and supervising under-, and post-graduate students.

You will be able to contribute specialist knowledge relevant to forensic psychology/general psychology that complements our current teaching and research interests.  We already have expertise in investigative interviewing and wish to diversify our forensic expertise. You must be ambitious and possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
Potential candidates are urged to make informal enquiries to the forensic team via or the Head of School

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