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Teaching Associate

Salary:   £26,829 to £31,076
Closing Date:   Wednesday 28 June 2017
Interview Date:   Wednesday 05 July 2017
Reference:  A1886

Applications are invited for the post of Teaching Associate to join the Department of Psychology, Lancaster University for a fixed term period of 10 months. You will contribute to the teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

At Lancaster, we believe that excellent teaching and research go hand in hand so we especially welcome applications from applicants whose research complements existing strengths in the Department.

We are looking for someone with:
• expertise in teaching core psychology modules at undergraduate level,
• experience of undergraduate assessment and providing feedback conducive to student learning,
• research interests in an area of psychology that complements our existing strengths,
• an interest and expertise in administration at a departmental level.

The Department of Psychology at Lancaster has a core complement of 37 members of academic staff, and a thriving community of post-doctoral researchers and PhD students. The Department is well resourced for research, including specialist laboratories housing video observation and editing suites, eye-tracking and EEG labs, plus several other resources. 

Lancaster University is a top 10 UK University. The quality of the Department’s international research is mirrored by the quality of its teaching (e.g., The Daily Telegraph currently features Lancaster as a top-10 UK undergraduate psychology course). The Department’s undergraduate provision and community is thriving and the postgraduate provision includes ESRC-recognised PhD and Masters programmes.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to Prof Kate Cain (email:; Tel: 01524 593990).

Further information about the Department is available at:

Lancaster University is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and the Department holds the Bronze award. We will be happy to consider job share applications and we welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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