Lecturer in Counselling Psychology (Education)

Opening Date:
14 Dec 2022
Closing Date:
1 Jan 2023
Salary Range:

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Lecturer in Counselling Psychology to join the Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology team. We are keen to hear from those who have clinical and teaching experience in the field of Counselling or Clinical Psychology who can help deliver, and develop, our current provisions on the DPsych in Counselling Psychology. As a Lecturer, the post-holder is expected to have a record of excellence in teaching and clinical practice, evidenced through innovative approaches to engaging students. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with experience of, and interest in teaching research methods in Counselling Psychology (quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods), as well as a record of clinical practice and teaching in one or more of the following: Integrative, cognitive-behavioural, humanistic, psychodynamic and systemic approaches to counselling or clinical psychology. We would also welcome experience in the practice and teaching of clinical supervision and consulting; neuropsychological assessments in clinical practice, and an interest in teaching psychometrics.

A successful candidate will be a Practitioner Psychologist who is able and motivated to contribute to the clinical expertise, teaching, research and administration of the Department, and to the delivery of a high-quality teaching programme on the Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

Lecturers on this doctoral programme are expected to be well-versed in and able to contribute to both research and clinical aspects of the Counselling Psychology, in delivering relevant modules as well as evaluating respective assessments, and typically assume the roles of personal tutor and research supervisor. We believe that our diligent attention to our students and to our curriculum has resulted in a vibrant, dynamic teaching and learning environment which has been mutually rewarding for staff and students.

Lecturer (Education)
Main Duties

  • Make a significant contribution to the educational activities of the School, in line with the Education and Student Strategy, ensuring education is of high-quality, professionally relevant and informed by research, scholarship and pedagogy.
  • Undertake scholarly activities designed to enhance education.
  • Participate in activities related to enterprise and, where relevant to the role, professional practice.
  • Undertake administrative or management responsibilities and play a part as a member/leader of the wider academic community, as appropriate to an academic role at this level.
  • Undertake other duties within the scope of the post, as reasonably requested by the Divisional Lead and/or Dean of School.

Main Responsibilities

  • Contribute to curriculum and educational development through the integration of scholarship, research and professional/clinical activities.
  • Plan, organise and manage education, learning and assessment activities within a defined educational programme, in collaboration with colleagues, where appropriate.
  • Ensure that module/course content, methods of delivery (including in-person and online delivery modes) and learning materials and assessments are in alignment with students’ needs, defined learning outcomes and quality expectations and maximise available learning technologies.
  • Ensure that education is informed by relevant subject, pedagogic and practice-based research, including own original disciplinary and/or pedagogic research, where appropriate.

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