Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology


School of Health, Science and Wellbeing

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 GCSE/O’Level (or equivalent) Maths and English E A
2 Possession of a PhD or Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology E A
3 Live registration as a Clinical Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council E A
4 Recent experience of teaching in HE and developing learning material for clinical psychology doctoral programmes E A/I
5 Membership of AdvanceHE or other equivalent teaching qualification (i.e. FHEA) E A/I
6 Experience of working clinically as a psychologist E A/I
7 Experience of providing pastoral and academic support to students on clinical psychology training programmes E I
8 Recent experience in the supervision of doctoral level research projects within clinical psychology D I
9 Experience and knowledge of course management and implementing quality assurance and enhancement processes across awards E A/I
10 Significant experience of leading the development, design, delivery and assessment of modules and courses at various levels E A/I
11 An understanding of the key issues and challenges in the HE environment with an ability to articulate a vision for the future development within area of specialism E I
12 A demonstrable record of engagement in research and innovation and/or advanced scholarly activity and knowledge exchange in subject specialism E A/I
13 A creative, innovative and flexible approach to facilitating learning, with commitment to ensuring an excellent student experience E I
14 Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage a diverse audience E A/I
15 An effective team player who is self-motivated, with good organisational skills and able to work on own initiative E I
16 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview