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Lecturer A/B in Occupational Psychology/Organisational Psychology

Reference Number 12160
Location London, Bloomsbury
School/Department Organizational Psychology
Position Type Open ended (Permanent)
Hours 35 hours per week
Salary from/to 36548 - 50514

Purpose and Main Duties

Birkbeck, University of London, is a research-intensive institution ranked in the top 1% in the world by the THE. The School of Business, Economics and Informatics brings together the College’s business-facing activities, teaching around 5000 students in its four departments. The Department of Organisational Psychology combines research and teaching in Occupational and Organisational Psychology, Leadership and Human Resource Development and Management.

We invite applications for a Lectureship in Occupational/ Organisational Psychology. You will be expected to pursue a vibrant research programme making an active contribution to our research groups with particular focus on application and impact into organisational practice. You will embrace Birkbeck’s commitment to access and opportunity in higher education in a research-intensive environment through evening teaching and flexible, innovative provision.

Candidate Requirements

Ideally, candidates will have a PhD in Occupational or Organisational Psychology demonstrating relevant expertise in the field. For this post, we particularly welcome applications from candidates with an existing interest and track record in coaching research and/ or research which has particular relevance to quality in education and employability. Applicants with different fields of expertise are however also encouraged to apply. Eligibility for Chartered Status with the British Psychological Society and for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is desired. We support staff to obtain fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

About the Department

For further information about the department of Organisational Psychology, please visit the following website:

Further Information

Salary: Grade 7/8 of the College's London Pay Scale which is Lecturer A (Grade 7) - £36,548 rising to £41,772 per annum or Lecturer B (Grade 8) - £42,913 rising to £50,514 per annum.
This post is full-time, 35 hours per week and open-ended. The salary quoted above is on the College's London Pay Scale and includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area. The initial salary will be dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The appointment is subject to a probationary period of 3 years . Birkbeck also provides a generous defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and other great benefits.
The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Sunday 21 May 2017.
Interviews are due to be held in May 2017.
For further information on this opportunity contact Dr Almuth McDowall, Assistant Dean (email:
A link to the PDF document containing the job description and person specification is below.
Birkbeck welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, operating the Two Ticks scheme, is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and is working towards the Race Equality Charter Mark.

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