Teaching Fellow/ Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Job Title: Teaching Fellow/ Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £29,799 - £56,950
Reference: A128977A
Contact Name: Professor Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2018 16:09

Job Description


Teaching Fellow: £29,799 - £38,833 per annum
Lecturer F: £34,520 - £38,833 per annum
Lecturer G: £39,922 - £47,722 per annum
Senior Lecturer: £49,149 - £56,950 per annum

Closing Date: 1st August 2018

The School of Psychology is looking for an academic who will build our capacity to deliver high quality teaching in Forensic Psychology and contribute to delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including our highly successful and BPS accredited MSc in Forensic Psychology. You will be expected to become a member of the Forensic Psychology Research Group (FPRG) for which we offer funding for personal research and teaching activities.

You will have PhD or Professional Doctorate in Psychology (or be close to completion). 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 diversifies and complements our current teaching and research interests. We already have expertise in investigative interviewing. You must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.

Potential candidates should make informal enquiries to the forensic team via Professor Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon (Head of School) at or 
Dr Gavin Oxburgh (

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for women working in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine and the HR Excellence in Research award. Newcastle University were also recently awarded TEF Gold in recognition of our excellent teaching quality, the learning environment, and the educational/professional outcomes achieved by our students.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.