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Salary range £37,169 - £51,372
Contract type Open ended
Mode Full time
Grade 7/8
Department Department of Organisational Psychology
Closing date for applicants 02-Sep-2018
Ref No 125


Are you attracted to working for a leading London University, with a unique mission for widening participation, positioned in vibrant and historic Bloomsbury? Birkbeck, University of London, is a research-intensive institution ranked in the top 1% in the world by the THE. The School of Business, Economics and Informatics brings together the College’s business-facing activities, teaching around 5000 students in its four departments.  The Department of Organizational Psychology combines research and education in Organizational Psychology, Leadership and in Human Resource Development/Management. We invite applications for a fulltime Lectureship in Organizational Psychology.

About you

You are a committed educator with proven teaching capabilities who will embrace Birkbeck’s commitment to access and opportunity in higher education in a research-intensive environment through evening teaching and flexible, innovative provision. The role will offer you opportunities to have strategic input into our existing programmes, as well as harnessing new opportunities.

You have a PhD (or are close to completion thereof) in Organizational Psychology or related field demonstrating expertise in the field. You are pursuing a vibrant research programme and will be making an active contribution to our research groups with particular focus on impact into organizational practice. Your strong research trajectory means that you are well positioned for a successful return under REF2021 with particular focus on application and impact into organizational practice. Collaboration is important to you, both within and across disciplines, as well as the fostering of national and international networks. You will embrace Birkbeck’s commitment to access and opportunity in higher education in a research-intensive environment through evening teaching and flexible, innovative provision to make a strong contribution to the success of our institution through your membership and participation in committees and other activities.

Eligibility to complete the stage 2 Qualification to apply for Chartered Status with the British Psychological Society and for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is desired. We support all staff to obtain fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

Salary scale:

Lecturer A at Grade 7, which is £37,169 rising to 42,483 per annum

Lecturer B at Grade 8, which is £43,642 rising to £51,372 per annum

The initial salary award will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

The appointment is permanent and may be subject to a probationary period. Birkbeck provides a generous pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits.

The closing date for completed applications is 2 September 2018.

Interviews are likely to be held in the first week of October.

Informal enquiries can be directed to the Assistant Dean Dr Almuth McDowall,

Birkbeck is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all candidates irrespective of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion and belief or another protected characteristic.