Assistant Lecturer - Psychology
£30,000pa plus £2,500 London Weighting with Excellent Benefits
Based on-site at our Holborn and Tower Hill Study Centres (with some opportunities for hybrid working when not delivering teaching in centre)
At Arden University, 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. We are currently looking for an Assistant Lecturer to join our School of Psychology.
Our School has grown significantly over the last 2 years, and our journey continues. 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.
The Assistant Lecturer post provides an opportunity for an early career academic to gain experience and skills in learning, teaching and assessment practice in a Higher Education context. Under the supervision of an experienced academic you will contribute to teaching at different levels and provide academic support to individuals and groups, contribute to assessment, and undertake administrative activities to support teaching and learning activities.
You will need a BPS accredited degree or higher in Psychology, and have or be willing to attain HEA fellowship. You will have the ability to effectively communicate material of a specialist or technical nature relevant to Psychology, as well as contribute to programme enhancement; have excellent breadth and depth of specialist knowledge in Psychology, and be confident in the use of e-learning technologies and the use of all Microsoft 365 tools and applications.
If you are passionate about providing an excellent education experience, are a team player and able to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and have the right qualifications and skills for the role, we welcome your application.
At Arden, you will become a part of a passionate and dedicated team who are committed to removing unnecessary barriers to learning and making education more accessible. 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 fantastic benefits. Employees benefit from:
- 30 days holiday, add the bank holiday on top, and we even throw in Christmas closure
- A generous Aviva pension plan, our contributions start at 7%
- PMI or Healthcare Cashback (dependent on role grade)
- Study any Arden course for free, with generous discount for all family and friends
- Our ‘Golden Ticket’ which allows you to gift anyone in your life a free Arden education
- Plus, other competitive benefits!
Stand out, Progressive, Accessible, Resourceful, Kindness, reflect who we are as an institution, a team and as individuals. If they also reflect you and you are excited by the chance to be the driving, creative force within a growing business, we want to hear from you.
There has never been a more exciting time to join Arden University, as we expand into new disciplines and locations. For the full job description, click here, or to start your journey with us, click apply!
Closing Date: 8 February 2023
We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we recognise, and studies confirm, that often underrepresented candidates in the work place are less likely to apply to roles unless they meet all skills and experience of the position. At Arden we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, therefore we make sure that our recruitment and selection processes never discriminate based upon age, race, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, or pregnancy, and actively welcome applications from all groups.
So, if you want to be part of Arden and our journey, but you feel that you’re missing some of the skills or experience the role requires, then we encourage you to apply anyway as you may make a great candidate for this role or others!