Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology Research Methods (Research Tutor) (LSE18-13RA)

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Applications are invited from enthusiastic Clinical Psychologists and/or experienced researchers to join our team and to take up an exciting opportunity to be involved in the research component of our Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

The Staffordshire University Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology is delivered in partnership with local clinical psychologists in Shropshire and Staffordshire.The Programme lies within the School of Life Sciences and Education at Staffordshire University and is based in the Science Centre, Stoke Campus.  

The over-arching framework for the programme is the impact of Society and Context on psychological well-being and there is an emphasis on prevention, early intervention, innovative practice, and the importance of delivering psychological services to people who are ‘hard to reach’.  Our service user and carer group has an important role in contributing to and influencing on the programme. 

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology Research Methods (Research Tutor) will be responsible for assisting with the organisation and delivery of the research components of the DClinPsy course; working directly with the Principal Lecturer in Clinical Psychology/Research Director. The Research Director is the line manager for this post.

The post holder will also contribute to the delivery of other areas of the programme, to ensure good synchronisation between the three major strands of training – academic, clinical and research.In addition, the post holder will be expected to contribute to the new MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology course.

Successful applicants should have either a clinical psychology qualification (DClinPsy) or Doctoral level/PhD qualification. Applicants who do not hold a professional qualification in clinical psychology but have an active interest, knowledge and experience of research in areas relevant to clinical psychology training are encouraged to apply. We particularly encourage applicants with an interest in and experience of using qualitative methodologies.

Applying Clinical Psychologists must be registered with the Health and Care Professions’ Council (HCPC) and should have worked for a minimum of two years post-qualification and have an enthusiasm for training. Possessing good communication and IT skills and excellent interpersonal skills, you should be a committed and enthusiastic team player with a flexible approach. Previous experience of working on a clinical psychology training programme or within a higher education/training context is required, and research skills and a track record of publications would be especially advantageous for this post.

Programme staff are employed by Staffordshire University and are responsible to the Course Director.

Lecturer Grade 7 currently £34,189 - £39,609

Senior Lecturer Grade 8 currently £40,792 - £48,677

(Market Supplement may apply)

Closing Date: 11 Jul 2019
Type: Academic

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