Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£56,048 - £64,946 per annum plus Market Supplement if applicable - pro rata where applicable
08 May 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Jun 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type

Job Description:

The School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology.   

The successful candidate will undertake a programme of high-level research that enhances and augments the research already undertaken within the School, teach primarily on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, and take on leadership responsibility for aspects of the functioning of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.   

The Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, which is the only one in N. Ireland, is renowned for its trainee research output, its interprofessional education programme and close working with NHS stakeholders. You will join an ambitious, compassionate and collegial programme team whose aim is to deliver excellence in clinical psychology research and training.   

Applicants with research and clinical expertise in any area of clinical psychology are encouraged to apply and we particularly welcome applications from females who are under-represented on the programme team. We are open to the consideration of a part-time or a full-time appointment.   

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have: 

  • Professional qualification in Clinical Psychology or equivalent and eligible for HCPC registration as a Practitioner Psychologist.
  • Recognised excellence and reputation in subject specialism commensurate with career stage.
  • Publication record in peer reviewed journals that are REF returnable at international level (to a panel that includes psychology), commensurate with career stage.
  • A sustainable, well-established programme of research that complements existing research activities within the School.
  • Evidence of applying for, and securing funding to support research and ability to develop high-quality funding applications.
  • Evidence of successful supervision/mentoring of PhD students and/or research staff.
  • University level teaching experience in UG and/or PG programmes to psychology students in the last four years, including delivery and assessment, preferably using innovative techniques and/or VLEs.  

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.

This role is full time, however, we are open to the consideration of a part-time or a full-time appointment  

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.  

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.   

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.  

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Martin Dempster at m.dempster@qub.ac.uk.  

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