BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY

Senior Lecturer in Counselling/Psychology

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£47,778 to £51,931 per annum pro rata
Posted
18 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Senior Lecturer in Counselling/Psychology (0.4)
Department of Psychology
Location:     City Centre Campus/City South Campus
Salary:     £47,778 to £51,931 per annum pro rata
Permanent
Posted On:     Monday 14 November 2022
Closing Date:     Monday 05 December 2022
Interview Date:     To be confirmed
Reference:     082022-498-R

Birmingham City University is an ambitious and vibrant institution with an enviable track record of success in research and teaching in Psychology. Located within the School of Social Sciences, the Department of Psychology is a high performing entity that provides its students and staff with exceptional opportunities for teaching, research and professional development, all within an applied and focused environment. The Department enjoys strong student recruitment and has a supportive team of academic colleagues, undertaking interesting and varied work that has real-world impact.

The Psychology Department is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer on a part-time, permanent basis working 14.8 hours per week. The successful candidate will have experience of curriculum design and teaching core BPS-accredited psychology areas or experience of teaching on professional adult or child counselling courses. 

The successful candidate will have an established track record in research and be able to contribute to a thriving research culture in psychology at BCU. We particularly welcome applicants from candidates whose research will complement or enhance our existing areas of expertise in Lifespan and Behavioural Science, Identities and Inequalities, Health and Wellbeing and Crime and Society. 

Applicants will have a demonstratable commitment to supporting students from a diverse background and be able to deliver innovative, effective and inspirational teaching and learning for students at undergraduate and postgraduate level.  You will be committed to ensuring that our students are well supported and enjoy their experience with us.

Applicants should possess a first and higher degree (PhD or equivalent) in Psychology which satisfies the BPS requirements of graduate basis for Chartership (GBC). Candidates should be actively involved in research, knowledge transfer or professional practice. For Counselling, candidates should possess a professional qualification in counselling or psychotherapy and accreditation or registration with BACP, UKCP or equivalent.

For an informal discussion regarding the requirements of the role please contact the Head of Department, Dr Amy Cook, amy.cook@bcu.ac.uk

At Birmingham City University we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  All staff are expected to understand and enact the University’s commitment to ensuring equality, diversity and inclusion in our employment practice and in all that we do. This commitment is enshrined in our Core Values and is detailed in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Employment Policy. The University values and celebrates the diversity of our staff and students; we welcome people from the many different backgrounds and life experiences that reflect the students and the citizens we serve.  We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and actively encourage unique contributions, in particular from under-represented groups in respect of age, disability, sex, gender or gender identity, ethnicity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or transgender status.

BCU Values underpin how we work in achieving the ambitions set out in our Strategy and Priorities, and are the principles that unite the way we work together and for our students.

The University is committed to internationalism and diversity and welcomes applications from all countries, faiths and backgrounds.

It is each individual successful applicants responsibility to ensure that they have permission to work in the UK. Some applicants may require sponsorship from the University and a visa from UKVI to take up the role if successful. More information on this can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa

Some roles are not capable of sponsorship because they do not meet the UKVI criteria relating to skill and salary level. If you are unsure as to whether you would require sponsorship if successful, or whether the role is capable of sponsorship, please contact us: RTinbox@bcu.ac.uk

Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

At Birmingham City University we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  All staff are expected to understand and enact the University’s commitment to ensuring equality, diversity and inclusion in our employment practice and in all that we do . This commitment is enshrined in our Core Values and is detailed in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Employment Policy. The University values and celebrates the diversity of our staff and students; we welcome people from the many  different backgrounds and life experiences that reflect the students and the citizens we serve.  We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and actively encourage unique contributions, in particular from under-represented groups in respect of age, disability, sex, gender or gender identity, ethnicity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or transgender status

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