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Teaching Fellow

Department of Psychology

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £47,719 per annum - 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:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 29 February 2024
Reference:  0124-021

Full-time, permanent

Applications are invited for a full-time, permanent Teaching Fellow positions in the Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences and the Environment. The post is available from 1 August 2024.  

The role involves teaching, supervision, and administration across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Applicants should hold a PhD, have experience of conducting high quality psychological research, and have the ability to make strong contributions to our taught programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They should be enthusiastic about delivering effective high-quality teaching, with prior experience in teaching and research, and ideally experience in course coordination, curriculum development, pedagogic research and/or broader initiatives to enhance student experience. The ideal candidate will have expertise in one of the applied areas of psychology (e.g., clinical, forensic, health, applied social, developmental, 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 College 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:

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Victoria Bourne, Deputy Head of Department (Education) by email: The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email:

Please quote the reference: 0124-021

Closing Date: 23:59, 29 February 2024

Interview Date: 25 March 2024

Further details:    Job Description     Person Specification    
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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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