Lecturer in Educational Psychology and Counselling

UCL Institute of Education

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 19th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £45,610 - £53,757 per annum
  • REF: 1880558
  • Closes: 03rd December 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Institute of Education is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in social science and education, ranked number one for education worldwide in the 2021 QS World University Rankings for the eighth year running.

Within the IOE, the Department of Psychology and Human Development brings together staff with research and teaching interests that encompass psychological approaches to learning, development and teaching from early childhood to adulthood.

We are looking for a unique and ambitious individual with a background in psychology, education, and developmental differences. As Lecturer in Educational Psychology and Counselling you will contribute to our teaching offerings including co-leading the Psychological Aspects of Counselling and Research Design modules, leading your own research, and supervising students.

Key Requirements

With an earned doctorate in education, psychology or closely related area, you will also have a developing research profile, reflected in publications in high-quality journals and suitable for inclusion in Research Excellence Framework (REF) evaluations.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

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For further information please contact: Zachary Walker zachary.walker@ucl.ac.uk.

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Closing Date

3 Dec 2021

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This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

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