Senior Lecturer in Applied Behavioural Science

Kingston University


Faculty of Business and Social Sciences


Kingston Business School

The Role

Are you a behavioural scientist looking to make a real-world impact? Kingston Business School is seeking a passionate and dedicated academic to join our dynamic and growing team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research in a supportive and collaborative environment, and to make a significant impact on future of behavioural science. As a member of our faculty, you will have access to state-of-the-art resources and support, including a state-of-the-art behavioural science research lab, specialist behavioural science software, as well as access to databases and other research tools.

Our business school is dedicated to interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange, and you will have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers from a variety of fields. We also strongly encourage our faculty to engage with industry and policymakers, and to work on projects that have real-world impact.

You will also have the opportunity to mentor the next generation of business leaders and researchers, by teaching courses and workshops in your area of expertise.

The Person

We are looking for a candidate with a Ph.D. in behavioural science or a related field, a strong record of research productivity, and a passion for making a difference. Your focus will be on understanding and applying the root causes of human behaviours in applied settings, bringing an evidence-based approach to the work of a Business School.

Your values will mean you see success as a result of working within a team, as well as through collaborating with the world outside of academia. You will be proactive and be prepared to experiment and challenge yourself and others, and you will be open to and motivated by working in partnership with students, clients, and the local community. If you haven’t already achieved the relevant level of UKPSF recognition, we’ll need you to do so before the end of your probation period.

Join us at Kingston Business School and be part of a team that is making a real-world impact. Apply now and take your career to the next level!

The Faculty

Kingston Business School is a globally accredited, forward-looking school, whose purpose is to make an evidence-based and transformative impact in teaching and learning, research, and external engagement. We provide opportunities, challenge and support for personal growth and career development for diverse learners. To deliver this we are implementing a skills-based and experiential approach to business education, which is grounded in business, creativity, and technology. We believe that it is through the creation and exchange of actionable knowledge that we make an impact on policy and practice, as well as preparing our learners for the future.

Further information

This is a full-time, permanent position with a starting salary of £47,004 per annum.

Interviews are expected to be held in person on 15 May 2023.

For informal enquiries, please contact Deborah Pinder-Young , Head of Department of Management & Associate Professor

Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students’ identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are – so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme. 

To apply click on ‘Apply Now’. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected]  or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

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