Postgraduate Associate in Health Psychology – Fixed Term

Opening Date:
6 Feb 2024
Closing Date:
25 Feb 2024
Salary Range:

Institute of Psychology, Business and Human Sciences
Subject Area: Health Psychology
Salary up to £36,024 per annum
Fixed term for a period of up to 36 months

We are delighted to be launching a joint venture with local NHS Trusts and the Sussex Integrated Care Board (Sussex Health and Care) to establish a Community Diagnostics Centre on our campus in Bognor Regis. This is a unique opportunity to drive forward a truly exciting and innovative joint University/NHS initiative that is intended to become a template for future such collaborations. This position will contribute to an extremely exciting venture for both the University and the whole local area.

We are seeking outstanding applicants who have a shared ambition to create something very new and help achieve the University’s vision to offer high quality, pioneering programmes with a strong vocational focus. This role will work within the Community Diagnostic Centre team that will bring together expertise in medical diagnostics, biomedical science, computing, image analysis and health psychology. This team will lead on the rapid development of the University’s provision in these areas introducing undergraduate (including foundation year), postgraduate and degree apprenticeship programmes as quickly as possible. Subject areas that the University is intending to launch will include Biomedical Science, Diagnostic Radiography, Mammography and Data Science. More widely, the new team will also lead on identifying NHS workforce development opportunities, securing relevant professional body accreditation, and developing research/innovation opportunities.

The successful candidate for this role will work within the team to strengthen the distinctiveness of the University’s student experience as high-quality, personalised, accessible and aspirational. We aim to ensure that we equip our graduates with the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace upon graduation and throughout their professional careers. As such, we not only focus on the acquisition of technical knowledge, but also on vital transferable skills and professional practices.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Antonina Pereira, Director of the Institute of Psychology, Business and Human Sciences, via:

Closing Date: 25 February 2024 (at midnight)
Interview Date: To be confirmed

We are a University that prides itself on our sense of being a supportive and inclusive community, ensuring an excellent staff experience.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion at every level because we believe a diverse workforce benefits us all.

To view the full job profile and to apply please visit the University of Chichester website