OPEN UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Critical and/or Psychosocial approaches to Mental Health

Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£40,792 to £48,677
Posted
27 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Apr 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer in Critical and/or Psychosocial approaches to Mental Health

School of Psychology and Counselling

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

£40,792 to £48,677

Ref. No. 15660

Based in Milton Keynes

Do you want to be part of a vibrant, interdisciplinary team of psychologists?  Do you want to contribute to teams conducting innovative research and working at the forefront of teaching and learning in psychology?

If so, you could be the person we are looking for to join us as a Lecturer in critical and/or psychosocial approaches to mental health.  We welcome applications from individuals with an academic background in an area of psychology and mental health, or allied to it, a developing research profile complementary to our existing strengths, and a passion for innovative teaching and impactful research.  A PhD or equivalent in in an area of psychology and mental health, or an area allied to it is essential. The role will involve teaching on one or more of our existing 4 BPS accredited undergraduate qualifications or contributing to planned curriculum expansion, and your research focus will align with those of academic staff within the School   http://fass.open.ac.uk/psychology/people or research groups and centres in the School and University http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/groups/cusp http://www.open.ac.uk/research/

If you would like to discuss the post, please contact appointment panel Chair Professor Darren Langdridge Darren.langdridge@open.ac.uk

The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the Job Related Information here www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/sites/www.open.ac.uk.about.employment/files/Job%20Related%20Information%20%2015660.pdf    

Closing date: 12:00 Noon 1 April 2019

Interview date: To be confirmed

For detailed information and how to apply go to http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/lecturer-critical-andor-psychosocial-approaches-mental-health-15660  or email  resourcing-hub@open.ac.uk  quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.