University Teaching Associate (Social Psychology)

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Are you interested in working for a world top 100 university? We have an exciting opportunity in the Department of Psychology for someone with a passion for teaching University students looking to make an impact on undergraduate learning and development. If you have an undergraduate degree in Psychology, either have, or are close to completing, a PhD in a relevant subject area, and previous experience of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level then we would be keen to hear from you. The successful applicant will undertake high-quality teaching and supervision of students on our BPS-accredited undergraduate degree and post-graduate (MSc) programmes and make a collegial contribution to the academic life of the department by taking part in academic governance and citizenship.

The Department of Psychology at The University of Sheffield is among the largest in the UK and has a vibrant research and study environment. We are recognised as being one of the best places in the world to study psychology (Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings 2021). At undergraduate level, we offer a Single Honours BSc in Psychology. At postgraduate level, we offer a range of MSc courses (including Psychological Research with Advanced Statistics and with Data Science, Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, Human Neuroimaging and Cognitive Neuroscience and Systems Neuroscience), applied clinical training courses and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. We have over 150 students registered for higher degrees by research, and over 200 postgraduate taught students.

We are committed to enabling our employees to work in a hybrid model with flexibility over when, where and how to achieve the required outputs, in discussion with your manager. We are also committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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