Lecturer (Teaching and Research track) within the Department of Counselling

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
£42,149 - £50,296 per annum
Sep 30, 2021
End of advertisement period
Oct 29, 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to recruit two full-time Lecturers (Teaching and Research track) within the Department of Counselling, Wellbeing, and Educational Psychology. These posts arise from an exceptional period of growth in the School of Education, as we invest in our research capacity.

We are seeking to appoint two positive, creative, and collegial, Lecturers with expertise and experience in Counselling Psychology, Psychotherapy, or Counselling. We expect the postholder to undertake and to share high-quality research in line with our Research Strategy, and to enhance the School’s research profile. Ideally, you will have an existing record of international publication, attracting research funding, teamwork skills, an active interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to research, and the ability and willingness to drive your research plans forward.

You will contribute to our existing and highly regarded undergraduate and postgraduate courses as well as having the opportunity to influence and develop new areas, subject to your expertise. Through collaborative planning and teaching, you will deliver excellent teaching and learning opportunities, as well as supporting students’ pastoral, learning, and assessment, needs. With a passion for a high-quality student experience, you will support the on-going embedding of a culture of research-enhanced teaching within the department.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7, £42,149 - £50,296 per annum and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and probation period

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here

The candidates appointed to these posts may be eligible for homeworking on an occasional or regular basis. For more information please refer to our Homeworking policy.

This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK.

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa. At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser (e-mail: h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk) for further information.

Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 29 October 2021

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:

Professor Peter McGeorge, Head of Counselling, Wellbeing and Educational Psychology (mcgeorge@abdn.ac.uk)

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Peter McGeorge

Please quote reference number EDU113A on all correspondence

The School of Education embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.