psychology lecturer


Psychology lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, psychology, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants for the preparation of lectures and of exams, for grading papers and exams and for leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their respective field of psychology, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Alternative label

  • senior lecturer in psychology

  • lecturer of psychology

  • psychology teacher

  • lector in psychology

  • psychology instructor

  • psychology lector

  • university lecturer in psychology

  • specialist lecturer in psychology

  • higher education psychology teacher

  • university psychology lecturer

  • professor of psychology

  • psychology professor

  • lecturer in psychology

  • instructor in psychology

  • psychology docent

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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