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Research Director

School of Life Sciences & Education

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £48,327 to £55,998 per annum pro rata
Tenure:  Part time Fractional, working up to 4 days per week (0.8648fte)
Closing Date:   Sunday 20 August 2017
Reference:  LSE16-17I

Available only to existing employees of Staffordshire University and agency workers currently assigned to this University through an employment agency. 

Applications are invited from enthusiastic Psychologists to join our team and to take up an exciting opportunity to lead the research component of our Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and become part of the wider research programme of the School of Life Sciences and Education

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. 

The over-arching framework for the programme is the impact of Society and Context on psychological well-being.  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 Research Director will be responsible reflecting these values in the strategic development, design and delivery of research element of the programme

The post holder will also contribute to the delivery of other areas, to ensure good synchronisation between the three major strands of training – academic, clinical and research.

Successful applicants will be experienced researchers with a strong track record and thorough understanding of research in applied health related settings.  A track record of publication and innovative dissemination of research is essential. Possessing good communication and IT skills and excellent interpersonal skills, you should be a committed and enthusiastic team player with a flexible approach. Previous employment on a clinical psychology training programme, and qualification as a professional psychologist would be advantageous.

Programme staff are employed by Staffordshire University and are responsible to the Programme Director.  The post is fractional working up to 4 days per week.   

An enhanced DBS check is required for this post.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

Staffordshire University is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

Please note: All correspondence at each stage of the process for employment within Staffordshire University will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please check your junk / spam email folders for any further communication from us.


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