Assistant Lecturer – Business Psychology Academic – Faculty of Social Sciences · Agile / Remote · Hybrid Remote

Arden University

Assistant Lecturer – Business Psychology
£30,000pa plus Excellent Benefits
Remote-based work within the UK with very occasional travel to one of our Study Centres (Birmingham, Leeds, London or Manchester).

Full-Time Permanent
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The Opportunity

At Arden University, we pride ourselves on being true innovators, disruptors and pioneers, our focus is to promote life-long learning and ensure that everyone, everywhere can access higher education. We are currently looking for an Assistant Lecturer to join our team, and support with delivery of our MSc in Business Psychology on our distance learning course.

The Assistant Lecturer post provides an opportunity for an early career academic to gain experience and skills in learning, teaching and assessment practice in a Higher Education context. Under the supervision of an experienced academic you will contribute to teaching at different levels and provide academic support to individuals and groups, contribute to assessment, and undertake administrative activities to support teaching and learning activities.

You will join our School of Psychology, which has grown significantly over the last 3 years, and our journey continues. Our academic team has a diverse range of experiences from working in academia, as practitioners and working in industry. Our focus is on developing students in both discipline knowledge and applied skills to make them employer ready when they graduate from us.

About You:

You will need a BPS accredited degree or higher in Psychology, and have or be willing to attain HEA fellowship. You will have the ability to effectively communicate material of a specialist or technical nature relevant to Psychology, as well as contribute to programme enhancement; have excellent breadth and depth of specialist knowledge in Psychology, and be confident in the use of e-learning technologies and the use of all Microsoft 365 tools and applications. Some teaching or academic support experience, and applicable workplace experience, would be an advantage.

Why Arden:  

At Arden, you will become a part of a passionate and dedicated team who are committed to removing unnecessary barriers to learning and making education more accessible. Our people work hard to ensure our students journeys are the best they can possibly be, as such we want to reward our people with fantastic benefits. Employees benefit from: 

  • 30 days holiday, add the bank holiday on top, and we even throw in Christmas closure 
  • A generous Aviva pension plan, our contributions start at 7% 
  • PMI or Healthcare Cashback (dependent on role grade)  
  • Study any Arden course for free, with generous discount for all family and friends 
  • Our ‘Golden Ticket’ which allows you to gift anyone in your life a free Arden education 
  • Plus, other competitive benefits !

Arden’s values:  

Stand out, Progressive, Accessible, Resourceful, Kindness, reflect who we are as an institution, a team and as individuals. If they also reflect you and you are excited by the chance to be the driving, creative force within a growing business, we want to hear from you. 

There has never been a more exciting time to join Arden University, as we expand into new disciplines and locations. For the full job description, click here , or to start your journey with us, click apply!

Closing Date: 
 7 June 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we recognise, and studies confirm, that often underrepresented candidates in the work place are less likely to apply to roles unless they meet all skills and experience of the position. At Arden we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, therefore we make sure that our recruitment and selection processes never discriminate based upon age, race, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, or pregnancy, and actively welcome applications from all groups.

So, if you want to be part of Arden and our journey, but you feel that you’re missing some of the skills or experience the role requires, then we encourage you to apply anyway as you may make a great candidate for this role or others!

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