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Psychology Lecturer 

Salary £38,500 

Location: Based in one of our London Study Centres (Holborn, Tower Hill, Ealing)  

About Arden: We pride ourselves on being true innovators, disruptors and pioneers, our focus is to promote life-long learning and ensure that everyone, everywhere can access higher education. As a private University we operate at a faster pace, we are more creative and entrepreneurial, and we are not afraid to take risks. We are small enough to be agile, but with grand plans to make a global impact. We have offices across the UK and in Berlin and in the next five years, you will see us in most continents across the globe, but we need you to help us achieve this.  We are also proud to have won the Education Business of the year 2020 - Education Investor! 

The School: The role sits in the School of Psychology and Social Sciences. The school is forward-thinking and dynamic and aims to lead the way in the delivery of its courses. Our academic team has a diverse range of experiences from working in academia, as practitioners and working in industry. Our focus is on developing students in both discipline knowledge and applied skills to make them employer ready when they graduate from us. As a school in its infancy, we welcome individuals who want to develop the school both in terms of programmes as well as novel approaches to teaching and assessment. The school adopts a culture of openness where all members and students are welcomed to contribute to its developments.   

The Opportunity: The Lecturer will deliver excellent teaching and learning in the field of Psychology for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. This exciting opportunity also provides the opportunity to be part of the development of our new suite of courses. 

The Person:  You will have an existing track record of creating, developing and enhancing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, in psychology and we would welcome applicants with a Biological and Cognitive background and/or a Social and Development Psychology background. You will be recognised by the BPS as having Graduate Basis for Chartership.  You will be experienced in current and effective teaching, learning and assessment practices in Higher Education, and be able to bring your knowledge and understanding to Arden to grow our programmes and providing excellent student outcomes.  We are looking for you to be able to evidence your successful experience of working in programme teams and of being a creative and inspiring lecturer and colleague. As this programme is expected to attract a diverse range of students globally, experience of working with international partners and students would be an advantage,  

Why Arden: At Arden, our people work hard to ensure our students journeys are the best they can possibly be, as such we want to reward our people with our wonderful benefits. We want our colleagues to enjoy both their personal and professional life, and we know work-life balance is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, as such we offer the opportunity for our people to explore agile working and offer flexibility in working patterns to accommodate where we can. We know that health and wellbeing are important, and our colleagues benefit from private medical insurance from Vitality along with access to wellbeing support. Our colleagues value the standard 30 days holiday, bank holidays and Christmas closure days, enabling you to achieve a good work-life balance.  Your future is also important to us, and we want our colleagues to be as comfortable as possible in retirement, so we offer a generous pension plan from Aviva.    

We want you to develop as the University grows, as such we promote lifelong learning and all our colleagues can study any of our courses for free, we also offer a generous friends and family discount. We believe in the freedom to learn, and each year every colleague can use the Golden Ticket to gift a free Arden education.    

Fancy being part of developing a school and working with a diverse set of academics then put your application in today.  For details about the Benefits of working at Arden - click here, for the full JD click here.

Deadline - Friday 24th September

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