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Coventry University

Lecturer in Business and Organisational Psychology

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This is an exciting time to join Coventry University and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences. With a University Gold TEF rating, ranking 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses we have demonstrable excellence in student experience. As a global University, our contribution to teaching excellence extends beyond our UK campuses, and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences works with partner organisations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South-East Asia. Additionally, we offer global experience opportunities through teaching and research-related activities to both staff and students, and we have a strong commitment to the internationalisation of our curricula.

We are now looking to appoint 1.0FTE Lecturer in Business and Organisational / Occupational Psychology to join our highly regarded Business and Organisational and Occupational Psychology academic team. You will be a highly motivated and experienced academic and/or practitioner with a demonstrable track record in Occupational and/or Business Psychology. You will be a confident and clear communicator with a high level of interpersonal skill, and personal effectiveness to promote an outstanding experience for all our stakeholders. You will adopt a flexible approach to your teaching and be committed to delivering the highest standards of student experience. You are expected to contribute to the development and delivery of modules of our innovative hybrid course MSc Business and Organisational Psychology, which runs simultaneously face to face and online. There will also be opportunity to contribute to other courses within the school, including our undergraduate psychology provision, where subject expertise aligns.

The School delivers several undergraduate and postgraduate courses accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). We welcome applications from candidates in the speciality of Business Psychology and/or Occupational Psychology.

The School is recognised for the high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses. This includes a broad portfolio of on-campus, off-campus, blended and distance learning courses both discipline and profession specific. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including Local Authority Social Services, Strategic Health Authorities, NHS Trusts, education, and the independent, voluntary and private sectors.

Applicants must have a PhD in an appropriate subject and experience of delivering in an educational setting. Alternatively, if from a Professional Practice background, applicants must have a good Honours Degree, a Masters’ degree, and appropriate professional qualifications and/or membership and/or equivalent professional experience that might be considered as equivalent to a PhD.

Coventry University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the PGCHE.

For further information please contact:

Annie Turner; Course Director for Hybrid Business and Organisational Psychology course; Assistant Professor, Business & Occupational Psychology:

Andre Soares, Assistant Professor, Business & Occupational Psychology

Further details or to apply online please visit our website at

Closing date: 05/12/21

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