Durham University is one of the
world's top universities, boasting a welcoming and vibrant
1952, the Department of Psychology is consistently ranked as one of
the very best in the UK with an outstanding reputation for
excellence in teaching, research and student employability.
The Department of Psychology at
Durham University is looking to recruit a Teaching Fellow for a
fixed-term period. The position will involve delivery of teaching,
assessment and supervision, at undergraduate and also postgraduate
level. The role will mostly support the department's undergraduate
and masters programmes in Psychology and will require teaching
across the breadth of the discipline.
Teaching Fellowships offer the
opportunity of valuable experience to those early in their academic
careers and the University is keen to maximise the benefit to as
many people as possible. The post of Teaching Fellow will involve a
significant teaching load, which may extend into the summer period,
and there may be related scholarship and the opportunity for
administrative duties which relate to education and pedagogy. The
Teaching Fellow will be free to follow their research interests
where other duties allow but research activity is not part of the
job description. The Teaching Fellow would be a member of a
research group within the department, appropriate to their area of
The post is for a fixed term only,
and it is not anticipated that the post will be extended beyond
this fixed term.
All applicants are asked to
a CV and covering letter which
details your experience, skills and achievements in meeting (or the
potential to meet) the criteria set out above.
a statement as to your aspirations
as a Teaching Fellow in terms of what motivates you, what you would
like to achieve and what your broad approaches to teaching
excellence and innovation are (maximum 2 pages).
Shortlisted candidates will be
invited to the University for a presentation and interview.