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Teaching Associate in Psychology (2 Posts Available)

Department of Psychology

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £29,645 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Thursday 17 June 2021
Interview Date:  Thursday 01 July 2021
Reference:  0621-156

Please note: this opportunity is only available to current employees of the University

2x Posts Available

(Term-Time, Permanent) 28 hours per week

Applications are invited for two permanent Teaching Associate positions in the Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences and the Environment. The posts are available from early September 2021. Duties run from early-September to early-June on a 0.8FTE basis (4 days per week). This equates to a 0.64 FTE contract across the year and will be salaried on that pro-rata basis, using the Royal Holloway Grade 6 scale

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 6th in the UK in the 2014 REF for our world-leading and internationally excellent research. We consistently achieve high levels of student satisfaction in the NSS, with overall satisfaction levels typically over 90% (93% in 2020). There is a strong culture of support for Teaching Focused academics within the Department, with regular training provided and opportunities to engage in scholarship and pedagogic research.

The role involves supporting teaching on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes. Teaching duties will primarily involve working within a small team to deliver our Research Methods and Statistics courses under the direction of our lecturing staff, as well as assessing students’ submitted work. Other activities could include delivering seminars and workshops, supporting the administration of teaching in the Department, and taking part in initiatives designed to enhance the experience of our students.

Applicants must have completed an honours degree in Psychology and should be equipped with the subject knowledge necessary to deliver a high-quality undergraduate programme in Psychology. Some experience of teaching at undergraduate or MSc level is desirable.

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: https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/research-and-teaching/departments-and-schools/psychology/

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Victoria Bourne, Director of Teaching and Learning by email: victoria.bourne@rhul.ac.uk. The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk

Please quote the reference: 0621-156

Closing Date: Midnight Thursday 17 June 2021  

Interview Date: 1 July 2021

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship. 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 College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.


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