Job offer in Ireland Lecturer Psychology (Teaching Focused) at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Teaching-Focused) who will not only contribute to the delivery of an innovative and relevant Education portfolio (UG and PGT) but will also help drive forward the teaching and learning strategy of the School, including through the use of digital platforms. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching in developmental psychology as well as other aspects of the curriculum, including research methods.

This post is available for 3 years

Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

Further information about the School can be found at

Informal enquires may be directed to, Professor Teresa McCormack email:

The successful candidate must:

  • Have undergraduate honours or postgraduate degree in psychology or closely related discipline.
  • Have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in a relevant area of psychological research. (PhD must be completed at time of taking up post).
  • Some teaching experience, using a range of teaching methods to psychology students at UG and/or PGT levels within the last 4 years.*

Anticipated interview date: Monday 8 October 2018

Salary scale: £36,261 – £50,132 per annum (potential to progress to £53,175 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date: Tuesday 25 September 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.


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