Senior Lecturer/ Reader in Forensic Psychology

Job Title: Senior Lecturer/ Reader in Forensic Psychology
Contract Type: Full-time
Location: Winchester
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 per annum (Senior Lecturer), £52,132 to £56,950 per annum (Reader)
Reference: HSS
Contact Name: Laura Whitmore
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 19, 2018 14:08

Job Description

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology to join the expanding team of academic staff in the Psychology Department. A suitably qualified individual will be considered for appointment at Reader level. This is an exciting time to be joining the Department as we build on our successful student recruitment and growing research presence.

The Psychology Department currently offers an established portfolio of British Psychological Society accredited undergraduate programmes and an MSc in Forensic Psychology. We have research strengths in the area of Forensic and Investigative Psychology; Brain and Cognition; Health, Work and Well-Being; Childhood and Youth Psychology; and Culture, Identity and Politics. We also have a number of PhD students engaged in these areas.

The post holder will lead and contribute to the Psychology Department’s MSc Forensic Psychology programme, as well as research and knowledge exchange activities.  The successful candidate should be either a Chartered psychologist holding full membership of the Division of Forensic Psychology, or otherwise appropriately qualified and experienced (for example, registered with the Health and Care Professions Council or eligible for Chartered psychologist status and full membership of the Division of Forensic Psychology). 

One of our core values is ‘individuals matter’. As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development. You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support including complimentary access to the GetActive initiative, comprehensive staff development programme, generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme. Further details can be found on our website.  Post No: HSS-J29

Closing Date: 19 February 2018

Interview Date: 7 March 2018

Applications should be made online at Please note that posts close at midnight on the date stated. Late applications will not be accepted.

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