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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology Research Methods (Research Tutor)

School of Life Sciences & Education

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £34,189 to £48,677 per annum pro rata (Market Supplements may apply)
Tenure:  Part time permanent, working 0.6 FTE
Release Date:  Wednesday 12 June 2019
Closing Date:   Thursday 11 July 2019
Interview Date:   Tuesday 23 July 2019
Reference:  LSE18-13RA

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)

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

Further details:

At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

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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