Lecturer in Counselling Psychology (Education)

Opening Date:
13 Jun 2024
Closing Date:
2 Jul 2024
Salary Range:

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realizing its vision of being a leading global university.

The culture at City is built on our shared core values, which means that all employees are expected to behave according to our values: “We care, We learn, We act.”

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Lecturer in Counselling Psychology to a fixed-term (1 year) part-time (0.6 FTE) position in our Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology team at City. We are a thriving department that delivers high standards of teaching through innovative pedagogy and are proud to be ranked within the top 3 Psychology Departments in London in the recent NSS. For this role, we are seeking applications from candidates with experience of qualitative, quantitative or mixed research methods in Counselling Psychology, as well as a record of clinical practice, supervision and teaching in systemic and/or psychodynamic approaches. Teaching takes place on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays during term times throughout the academic year.

Teaching, supervision, module leadership and marking are core activities. In particular, we are seeking expertise in the practice, teaching and supervision of systemic and/or psychodynamic approaches and a willingness to contribute to other modules. Doctoral research supervision and examination is also key to this role, as is personal tutoring. This will involve being a personal tutor to up to 10 trainees, supporting their academic, professional and clinical development and contributing to the oversight of their clinical placement activities.

Person Specification
The candidate should be able to deliver engaging and high-quality teaching in areas of Psychology that is tailored to diverse student needs and informed by research, innovative pedagogy and scholarship as demonstrated through engagement with the UK Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and supporting learning in Higher Education. Candidates must have an honours degree in a related discipline and PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant field. Candidates must also be registered with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
Closing date for applications: 2nd of July 2024 at 11:59 pm.
This post is fixed term for 12 months or until the end of the maternity leave.

For an informal discussion please contact Sebastian Gaigg via s.b.gaigg@city.ac.uk

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