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South West PGwT: Getting a Job as a Lecturer/Researcher in Psychology, Dealing with Diversity and Difficult Situations, Teaching Research Methods and Statistics - 5 November, Cardiff University
Getting a Job as Lecturer/Researcher in Psychology
If you are currently or will be applying for jobs in the near future don't miss this careers session. Dr. Nicola Weston will discuss all aspects of the job application process including writing job applications, CVs and interviewing skills. Nicola will draw on her experience in obtaining jobs with the Universities' Police Science Institute, Cardiff, the University of Plymouth and the Open University. Bring your CV if you would like some peer feedback.
Based on her experience in lecturing and counselling, Julie Griffin, Scientific Officer, University of Plymouth, will lead a group discussion addressing ways to deal with difficult situations in teaching. Her session will address diversity and employing methods that are inclusive of students with learning or other difficulties and planning for potentially difficult teaching situations such as student conflicts.
Teaching Research Methods and Statistics
Research methods and statistics often seem to be the aspects of psychology that students find the most challenging. They also tend to be the most difficult areas to teach and engage students. Join Andrew Douglas Dunbar Lecturer and Scientific Officer, as he reflects on his own experiences of teaching in these areas and shares thips to get students interested and involved.
Academic CV Sample, John Smith CV Sample Handout
Nicola Weston Universities' Police Science Institute
|10:30-10:45||Registration and coffee|
|11:00-12:15||Getting a job as a Lecturer/Researcher - Dr. Nicola Weston, Universities' Police Science Unit|
|12:30-13:30||Lunch in Tower Café|
|13:30-14:45||Dealing with Diversity and Difficult Teaching Situations - Ms. Julie Griffin, University of Plymouth|
|15:00-16:15||Teaching Research Methods and Statistics - Mr Andrew Douglas Dunbar, University of Plymouth|
|16:15-16:30||Wrap-up, refreshments, and socialising|