Lecturer in Health Psychology

Coventry, United Kingdom
£32,243-£40,802 per annum
05 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 31/07/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Salary £32,243-£40,802 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances
Job category/type Academic

Job description

This is an exciting time to join Coventry University and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences. With a University Gold TEF rating, ranking 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses we have demonstrable excellence in student experience. As a global University, our contribution to teaching excellence extends beyond our UK campuses, and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences works with partner organisations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South-East Asia. Additionally, we offer global experience opportunities through teaching and research-related activities to both staff and students, and we have a strong commitment to the internationalisation of our curricula.

We are now looking to appoint a 1.0 FTE Lecturer in Health Psychology to join our highly regarded team of academics. You will be a highlymotivated and experienced academic and/or practitioner with a demonstrable track record in Health Psychology. You will be a confident and clear communicator with a high level of inter-personal skill, and personal effectiveness to promote an outstanding experience for all our stakeholders. You will adopt a flexible approach to your teaching and be committed to delivering the highest standards of student experience. We are particularlyi nterested in receiving applications from applicants who hold Chartered Health Psychologist status with the British Psychological Society.  

The School is recognised for the high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses. This includes a broad portfolio ofon-campus, off-campus, blended and distance learning courses both discipline and profession specific. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including Local Authority Social Services, Strategic Health Authorities, NHSTrusts, education, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors. You will be given opportunities to develop your research interests and are expected to contribute to the Faculty's research profile.

Applicants must have a PhD in an appropriate subject and experience of delivering in an educational setting. If from a Professional Practice background, applicants must have a good Honours Degree, and a Mastersdegree), and appropriate professional qualifications and/or membership and/orequivalent professional qualifications that might be considered as equivalentto a PhD.

Coventry University offers academic support and professionaldevelopment support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the PGCE.

For further information please contact Adam Jowett(Associate Head of School) email:

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