School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences


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Lecturer (Developmental Psychology – Teaching Focussed)

Grade U0E8

The School seeks to appoint a fixed term, full time Lecturer in Psychology within the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences.

The successful candidate will provide high quality teaching within the department, taking responsibility for curriculum and course design and actively assisting in managing the delivery of both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes, particularly within the area of Developmental Psychology.

Please download our recruitment pack for further information. All applications must be received by 23:59 BST on Thursday 25th April 2024.

Applications should be made via The University of Edinburgh recruitment portal using requisition 10169 (see below).

Recruitment Portal guidance

The School recruitment team have created the document below to guide all candidates through using the online recruitment portal and help support them in making the most out of the application process.

Please note that this guide is a summery and the full job posting should always be reviewed in detail to check if specific guidance is given.

User guides to support the technical aspects of the system can be found on the People and Money user guides web page but if you have any specific queries please email for assistance.

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