Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Location
United Kingdom
Posted
Aug 04, 2017
Closes
Aug 31, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time

Job Purpose

To create and disseminate knowledge at a senior level through initiating and conducting original research in the area of forensic psychology, through publication and through contributing to the Doctorate in Forensic Psychology Programme and other undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes, as appropriate. In addition, to contribute to the department/school through management/leadership, and enterprise activities, as appropriate.

 

Person Specification

• Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD or Professional Doctorate in Forensic Psychology) or equivalent qualifications
• Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Forensic Psychology would be desirable
• Demonstrated competence in Research; Learning and Teaching; and Management and Administration; and excellence in at least two of these areas.

 

Research requirements
An excellent national reputation and a developing international profile through significant original research work and a clear record of impact. Evidence of success under the following headings, as appropriate to the discipline:


High level peer esteem as evidenced by:

  • Excellent reputation in the UK and often internationally, reflected in sustained high quality output, level of innovation, impact on subject and recognition
  • An excellent and sustained record of peer reviewed research publications
  • Successful and sustained supervision of doctoral students to completion
  • Substantial and sustained research income generation, e.g. through research grants, contracts, research consultancy or other external funding
  • Sustained high value impact knowledge transfer and enterprise that is of manifest benefit to the College and University


Learning and teaching requirements

An excellent teaching profile and performance in terms of both impact and quality. The teaching quality demonstrated to be informed by an appropriate level of scholarship. Evidence of success under the following headings:

  • High national reputation for the development of teaching and learning excellence within the discipline
  • Successful and sustained use of a range of appropriate teaching methods, and assessment strategies that promote high quality learning, including learning that is flexible, distinctive and current and stimulates learners’ natural curiosity
  • Significant and sustained contribution to one or more of the following: strategic development of new programmes; approaches to learning; the development of learning resources
  • High quality and sustained contributions to fostering excellence in teaching activities more widely, i.e. in the Department/School or College and/or externally
  • Track record of substantial and sustained high value impact on the enhancement of the student experience, and/or employability
  • Mentoring and expert advice which develops the skills of colleagues in teaching and in fostering learning


Management and administration-related requirements

Demonstrated significant achievement in management and administration-related activities, which may include leadership of activities/initiatives. Evidence of success under the following headings:

 

  • Successful and sustained performance in significant administrative/managerial role (s) (e.g. exams officer)
  • Significant and sustained high quality innovative contributions to the management/administration of the Department/School/College or University
  • Successful and sustained contribution to the corporate life of the School/College/University, displaying willingness to contribute actively to committees, collaborative teaching and administrative tasks