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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

Lecturer in Social/Health Psychology

05.09.2020, by Tina Keil

Application deadline: September 27th, 2020
Kingston University, London, UK

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Logo: Kingston University

Kingston University, London invites applications for a lectureship in social/health psychology. This is a career-defining opportunity at the heart of a vibrant department with an outstanding reputation in developing research-led undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and engaging in research of international excellence. Our varied programmes aim to nurture student’s inquisitive minds and to transform them into critical-thinking professionals.

You will plan, deliver, and assess a range of social or health psychology modules across our programmes, using a variety of approaches to deliver a vibrant education to your students that can be translated into real-world skills. You will be supervising research students and will design and deliver high quality research projects. Psychology at Kingston is a success story of growth, firmly focused on enhancing the department’s research productivity and research-informed teaching. 

Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they meet the Kingston University standards in learning and teaching, and research. By the end of the probation period, you must have achieved the relevant level of UKPSF recognition (if this has not already been obtained). For those new to teaching, this will be through our accredited Introduction to Learning and Teaching and for those experienced in teaching, through our Kingston Academic Practice Standards Framework.

As well as holding a doctorate in the field of psychology or a related discipline (or being near completion), you will be passionate about your subject and keen to develop our research environment. We particularly welcome applicants who strengths include a social psychology perspective of health and illness. You will benefit from membership of the social psychology research group, with a strong reputation for delivering internationally recognised research.

Further information

This is a permanent, full time position with a starting salary of £39,343 per annum. Interviews are expected to be held remotely the week commencing 12th October 2020. Details on the application procedure are available at:

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Sabira Mannan, Head of Department of Psychology.