Teaching, Research & Scholarship
Faculty of Science & Engineering
Job Description Person Specification (PDF, 125.14kb)
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ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. ARU holds a Gold award for the quality of its education, awarded through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). ARU's research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world leading. We are the largest provider of Nursing, Midwifery, Health and Social Care students in the East of England, and we are also among the UK's leading universities for degree apprenticeship provision, working with hundreds of employers across the UK.
About the role:
The School of Psychology and Sport Science is a leading provider of quality education in the UK and has been at the forefront in the development of innovative courses. We are recruiting an Associate Professor with a specialism in Neurodiversity to our Psychology team. We are forward-looking and enthusiastic, with a vision that combines commitment to a strong and active research culture with excellence in learning and teaching.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support and lead research while developing research capacity within the team. The successful applicant will be delivering teaching and learning across the discipline. They will have expertise in Neurodiversity, and expertise in clinical areas of Psychology is also desirable.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant discipline, along with experience in teaching and learning in higher education in the area of Psychology. They will have a proven research track record in terms of publications, income and impact. They will have experience of successful leadership and delivery of research with academic and non-academic organisations. They will contribute to teaching and administration across Psychology.
Informal enquiries to Dr Helen Keyes, Head of School at [email protected]
For further information about research activity in the School please visit our website: https: // www. aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/psychology-and-sport- science/research
It is expected that interviews will take place in April 2024.
Find out more about working with us.
We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that ARU will carry out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.
We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.
For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.