Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Psychology at University of Northampton

Lecturer Salary from £34,308 pa
Senior Lecturer Salary from £39,739 pa

The level of appointment would be determined by the selection panel following an interview.

We are deeply proud of our academic community. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a diverse and dynamic learning environment, defined by a shared sense of respect for all its people. Our mission is to be bold, to do the right things and to change lives, and our academics are key to realizing those goals. Their work continues to reinforce our credentials as an award-winning university, and a research center of excellence.

NTU Psychology

NTU Psychology is seeking a lecturer in Psychology to further strengthen our teaching and our research and/or practice profile. You will be joining a very large, lively, diverse, collegiate and ambitious group with an excellent reputation for its theoretically informed impactful and applied research and its teaching provision at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Colleagues in the department have a range of backgrounds, spanning most areas of psychology.

NTU Psychology was the largest research unit in the NTU submission to REF2021. 65% of our research outputs were identified as internationally excellent or world leading and 100% of our research impact and research environment was recognized as internationally excellent with 60% of impact and 35% of environment described as world leading.

We are the largest provider of full-time undergraduate degrees in psychology in the UK. Pre-covid the NSS showed that >90% of our students were satisfied with their course for eight years running and in the 2022 NSS our student satisfaction was well ahead of the sector average at 84%.

We lead in the University on issues of diversity and inclusion and have achieved Athena SWAN recognition at department level.


You should be an enthusiastic teacher with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to supporting students’ development at all levels. You will have a growing track record of academic and non-academic outputs and your research will be aligned with a research group within our Research Clusters.

We are seeking candidates who can start in October 2022.

NTU Psychology is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from individuals who can contribute to a wider departmental focus on cultural psychology. We also welcome applications from under-represented groups and from people who are seeking a part-time contract. Appointments will always be made on merit.

Closing Date: 21St September 2022

Interview Date: w/c 26th September 2022

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Duncan Guest, Head of the Psychology Academy (duncan.guest@ntu.ac.uk).

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.


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