Tutor in Psychology

Swansea University


Salary: Grade 7 – £32,982 – £37,099 per annum together with USS benefits (pro rata if part time)

Contract: Fixed Term until 31st January 2025. Full-time

Location:  This position will be based at the Singleton Campus

Swansea’s School of Psychology is a substantial research and teaching centre with expertise across applied and theoretical psychology. We are looking for a tutor to join our team to provide maternity cover. Expertise in any area of psychology will be considered, but the ability to teach undergraduate research methods would be highly desirable. Knowledge of developmental psychology could also be a bonus.

This post will involve contribution to teaching and student assessment and supervision in the School of Psychology, at undergraduate and potentially also at postgraduate level, in addition to sharing organisational and academic administrative responsibilities. The post requires high quality delivery of teaching and student learning and a commitment to enhancing the overall student experience.

The Department has been highly successful in recruiting students over the past years and has a flourishing undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programme. It also has a thriving research community with particular research strengths in many areas of psychology, including a range of applied areas of research.

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

Please note this job is also being advertised to a pool of colleagues internally as part of our University commitment to employee redeployment.  Should this post be filled from this route then you will receive an email confirming this. If you do not receive an email, please assume that your application is still in process.

An ability to teach in Welsh would also be valued, but is not essential.

Applicants must meet all the essential criteria on the job description. Essential criteria includes;

  • A degree or equivalent in psychology or a related subject
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach and supervise students successfully

To Apply

  • Complete an online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the job description.
  • Upload a Curriculum Vitae

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Ian Walker, Head of School: e-mail [email protected]    

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