Psychology Technician

Job Title: Psychology Technician
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: Salary Range - £30046 to £36998
Reference: 60031862
Job Published: December 21, 2020 10:44

Job Description

Psychology Technician

Reference Number -  60031862

Location  - Northampton Square  Map & Directions

School / Service  - School of Arts & Social Sciences

Department -  Department of Psychology

Contract Duration -  Permanent

Hours -  Full-time

Salary Range  -  £30046 to £36914



Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The Department of Psychology is a leading centre of research and undergraduate and postgraduate education. It is ranked in the top 100 in the world and top 15 in the UK according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018. Students learn from and work with leading academics and skilled practitioners and have consistently high student satisfaction.


The Department is seeking to appoint an outstanding Psychology Technician. The appointed candidate will provide technical support for staff and students in the Department of Psychology, maintain the specialist equipment and spaces within the department, and assist staff and students with specialist software for learning, teaching and research both on campus and online. The appointed candidate will also support and deputise for the Psychology Chief Technician when required.

Person Specification

The appointed candidate will have significant experience of providing technical support in a large, diverse educational environment. Educated to degree level or equivalent in Psychology, ideally the candidate will also have a relevant post graduate or professional qualification. With an understanding of the challenges and business needs of universities, they will thrive within the complex and demanding environment of the Psychology department. Outstanding problem solving and communication skills are required as well as a flexible approach to work and the ability to competently program in at least 2 of the following Net, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, PHP or Matlab. With knowledge of both Windows and Apple Mac operating systems, they will be confident to provide expert technical support and advice to Psychology staff, students and researchers, to assist with experimental design, data collection and data analysis for teaching and research.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 10th January 2021

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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