Lecturer in Psychology (mental health specialism)

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Part Time Permanent
Job Description

This is an opportunity for a Lecturer (teaching and research focused) with a specialism in mental health, ideally with clinical or counselling expertise, to join a growing team with an established reputation in applied social, cultural and critical psychology.

A PhD in Psychology or Psychotherapy or Professional Doctorate in Clinical or Counselling Psychology (or near completion) is essential, as well as up-to-date, sound knowledge of mental health and/or clinical or counselling theory and practice. In addition, you will have a solid knowledge of general psychology as a basis for teaching on a variety of core BPS psychology curriculum areas, across our undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes. You must be eligible for membership of the British Psychological Society.

This is permanent, 0.7FTE, post and job sharers are welcome to apply. We understand you may wish to work in practice alongside this role, and the University has a variety of mechanisms that can support this. The start date would be as soon as mutually agreeable.

The University offers a wide range of benefits, such as a generous annual leave package, including time off at Easter and Christmas, and travel loan schemes.

We recognise that there is a lot of uncertainty in the sector at present, but our programmes are growing. We are currently delivering teaching online and will continue to do so for the rest of this academic year. Full support is provided for working remotely. We have a sociable and welcoming staff group who meet regularly online, and this post will additionally be supported by the Psychology with Counselling Studies course team.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Carl Walker at c.j.walker@brighton.ac.uk

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.