Senior Lecturer in Psychology (Part-Time)

De Montfort University

Senior Lecturer in Psychology (Part-Time) Job Vacancy In Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Post Title: Senior Lecturer in Psychology (Part-Time)

Location: Dubai

De Montfort University (DMU)Dubai has a compelling and ambitious global agenda with a sharp focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a high-quality student experience.

A culturally rich university with a genuine commitment to contributing for the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. DMU is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that is daring and successful. This success is built on providing students with fantastic experiential learning coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing, (SEC) is home to a diverse range of courses across three specialist areas including Psychology, taught by experienced academics.


The Faculty is seeking an experienced academic in the subject of Psychology to support the development, delivery and management of courses offered at DMU Dubai. The purpose of the role is to contribute to teaching and support of students on undergraduate and foundation Psychology programmes. This includes preparation and delivery of lectures, seminars, and practical workshops; teaching of research methods, setting and marking of assessments, project supervision and personal tutoring.

You will have a PhD in Psychology. We are looking for you to have expertise in a core area of Psychology (e.g. Cognitive, Biological, Developmental, Personality & Individual Differences). You will be familiar with delivering teaching and learning within a Higher Education setting. You will be able to demonstrate excellent organizational skills and will share DMU’s passion to provide outstanding and inclusive outcomes for all of its students.

Applicants must have the proven ability of excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to teaching relevant subjects at undergraduate level.

Person Specification

Essential criteria:

PhD in Psychology (or equivalent professional qualification)
Expertise and experience in teaching undergraduate Psychology in a higher education context.
First qualification should confer eligibility for the graduate basis for chartered membership of the British Psychological Society, or equivalent.
Interest and evidence of expertise appropriate to teaching quantitative and/or qualitative research methods at undergraduate level.
Experience of setting and marking assessments in a University setting.
Subject expertise in a core area of Psychology (e.g. Cognitive, Social, Biological, Developmental, Individual Differences).
Experience of, and a commitment to quality assurance processes operating in higher education.
Experience of using technology to enhance learning.
Ability to present in a competent, coherent and engaging manner.

Desirable Criteria:

Professional teaching qualification.
Taught postgraduate qualification in Psychology.
Professional qualification in Psychology.
Research publications in high impact journals.
Eligibility to become chartered with the British Psychological Society.


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