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Teaching Associate in Experimental Psychology, Statistics and Research Design(Part Time, Fixed Term)

We are seeking an enthusiastic person to join the Department of Psychology as a Teaching Associate. The purpose of the role is to support and maintain the University's national and international reputation for excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to contribute to undergraduate education within the Department of Psychology and an ability to teach effectively at undergraduate level.

Reporting to the Director of Undergraduate Education, the post-holder will support the Department of Psychology's teaching in Developmental Psychology and Statistics. The post-holder will work in collaboration with relevant Course Organisers and the Deputy Head of Department for Teaching, conducting developmental lectures for undergraduate students, teach statistics, and contribute to marking of Part I examinations. The role will involve liaising with lecturers, students and administrative staff.

It is essential that the post-holder has a background in Developmental Psychology, has competence and confidence in programing, and is able to teach R. The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to teaching and will ideally have experience of teaching at university level. It is essential that the post-holder is self-motivated, can work independently as well as part of a team, and has good organisational and communication skills.

The position is funded for 2 years part-time, with the possibility to extend. Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to take up the post of Teaching Associate on April the 25th, or as soon as possible thereafter. The interview date is projected to be the week beginning the 20th of March, and will involve a short skills-based test.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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Informal enquiries about the role and relevant skills and experience are welcomed, and should be directed to Dr Lee de-Wit (

Please quote reference PJ34888 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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