Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Job Title: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham
Salary: £32,004 - £46,924 per annum
Reference: H1047
Contact Name: Prof Mick Gregson
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 13, 2017 09:00

Job Description

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Post Ref No: H1047
College: Business, Law & Social Sciences
School/Department: School of Social Sciences
£32,004 - £46,924 per annum

Grade: H/I

Campus: City site

Additional Information: This role is to look for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, Mental Health or Forensic Mental Health

The Psychology Department at Nottingham Trent University is seeking a lecturer to further strengthen the Department's provision and activity in the above areas.

You will be joining a very large, lively, diverse, collegiate and ambitious group with an excellent reputation for its theoretically informed impactful applied research and its teaching provision at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

In the submission to REF2014 (Unit of Assessment A04, 60% of our research outputs were identified as internationally excellent or world leading and 100% of our research impact was recognised as internationally excellent with 73% described as world leading. Our commitment to teaching is shown by the collaboration of over 50 staff to create an introductory text for SAGE (2nd Edition published in 2015) and by our showing in the National Student Survey (NSS) where we have been in the top ten of UK Psychology departments for the last two years.

Ongoing strategic investment in terms of staffing, staff development, research support, labs and funded PhD students continues to allow us to develop further and to meet the ambitions of the University’s strategic plan across the full range of our activities.

Applications are welcomed from individuals whose work complements existing research strengths in the Division and who can offer expertise which will enhance our undergraduate pathways and our postgraduate provision in one of more of the following areas:

Forensic Mental Health, Psychological Well-Being and Mental Health, Clinical Practice in Psychology.

You should be an enthusiastic teacher with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to supporting students' development at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Mentoring and support for development in both teaching and research will be provided to appointees appropriate to their level of experience.

We are committed to diversity, contributing to the university’s application for an Athena Swan award, and welcome applications from under-represented groups.  We also welcome applications from people who are seeking a part-time contract that, for example, combines practice with lecturing. Appointments will always be made on merit.

Closing date – 10 April 2017

Interview date – 21 April 2017

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Prof Mick Gregson, Head of Psychology, on +44 (0)115 848 6811 or via email or Dr Phil Banyard, Reader in Psychology on +44 (0)115 848 5585 or via email

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship cannot be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA applicant is available due to the UK Visas & Immigration requirements. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.