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Post Doctoral Teaching Associate

Department of Psychology

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £39,233 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 29 February 2024
Reference:  0124-019

2 Posts available

Part time 0.6 FTE, Permanent

Part time 0.6 FTE, Fixed term (2 years)

Applications are invited for two part time Post-Doctoral Teaching Associate posts in the Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, starting 1 August 2024. Candidates are requested to indicate clearly which one of the two posts they are applying for.

The post holders will engage in teaching, supervision, and assessment across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The role is mainly student facing and is ideally suited for people who have recently completed a PhD and who are interested in developing their educational skills within a supportive department. They should be enthusiastic about delivering effective high-quality teaching and supervision of student research projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The ideal candidate will have expertise in more applied areas of psychology (e.g., clinical, forensic, health, applied social, developmental, or occupational), although applicants with expertise in other areas will also be considered.

The post holders will work as part of our academic team in a dynamic and supportive environment that is known internationally for its outstanding research and teaching. There is a strong research environment, with the Department ranked 3rd in the UK in the 2021 REF for our world-leading and internationally excellent research. We consistently achieve high levels of student satisfaction in the NSS. There is a strong culture of support for Teaching Focused academics within the Department, with regular career development and training opportunities provided.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking

This post is based in Egham, Surrey, where the University is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance of London.

Information about our Department can be found at: https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/research-and-teaching/departments-and-schools/psychology/

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Gemma Northam Gemma.Northam@rhul.ac.uk. The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk

Please quote the reference: 0124-019

Closing Date: 23:59, 29 February 2024

Interview Date: 26th and 27th March 2024

Please note that it will not be possible for the University to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the University, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

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This position is not eligible for hybrid working.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.


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