Lecturer Counselling and Psychotherapy

Opening Date:
4 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
17 Mar 2021
Salary Range:

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the role

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy to contribute to the teaching, curriculum development, research and consultancy in this discipline area. In particular, we are looking to appoint someone to the MSc Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy team. The position is for two years, 3rd August 2021 to 2nd August 2023, and is for three days a week, Monday-Wednesday.

You will join a highly committed and expanding team that provide a range of degree and postgraduate programmes in Counselling and Psychotherapy with high professional standing and high standards. We expect that you would:-

  • engage in the development and delivery of an innovative and flexible range of learning and teaching materials, including module design
  • provide high quality, accessible learning opportunities and an exceptional student experience in line with the University’s strategic objectives, ensuring that employability and ‘ real-world’ learning are at the heart of the curriculum
  • engage in research which influences cutting edge practice, informs and inspires a research-led curriculum and contributes to the Research Excellence Framework

The successful candidate will have at least a Master’s degree in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. The candidate must be a member of the BACP.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.