Senior Lecturer, Professional Practice

Egham, United Kingdom
£56,555 to £65,193 per annum (pro-rata if part-time) (including London Allowance)
06 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Jun 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type

Clinical Professions

Location: Egham
Salary: £56,555 to £65,193 per annum (pro-rata if part-time) (including London Allowance)  
A Clinical Supplement of £8,588 per annum will be payable in addition to salary (pro-rata if part-time).
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 26 June 2023
Reference: 0623-258

Full-Time, Permanent (part-time applicants may also be considered)

We are very pleased to advertise for external applicants for a new full-time Senior Lecturer post to support the strategic direction of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Royal Holloway, particularly in relation to the clinical components of the course and placements.  The post holder will bring leadership and training experience and will act as Deputy Clinical Director for the course, enhancing links across NHS, charity and third sector placements and supporting the Clinical Director with strategic and line management responsibilities in collaboration with our trainee NHS employer. The Doctorate Course in Clinical Psychology, is a large, well-established course, with a national reputation for innovative practice and research. The appointee will have the opportunity to develop their interests in applied areas of clinical psychology and the post is fairly unique in offering candidates the opportunity to work across academic, research and clinical aspects of the Course, including supervising Doctoral and Masters level research in an area of their clinical or research expertise.  

This is a really exciting time for clinical psychology, with substantial expansion of doctoral and masters level training at RHUL and nationally. The appointee will join a friendly team of 18 academic staff and four administrative staff who are committed to training future psychologists to meet the psychological needs of the diverse populations with whom we work across London.  The course sits within a vibrant Psychology Department, which ranks as joint third for research in the UK. Information about our existing research and teaching programmes can be found here:

The post is designated as a senior lectureship within the professional practice pathway, which recognises and rewards the applied nature of the work of clinical psychology. Applicants should be HCPC Registered as a Clinical Psychologist, have a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (recognised by the British Psychological Society) and bring significant NHS or University clinical psychology leadership experience, with demonstrable skills in supervision, training, leadership and management related to clinical psychology. 

RHUL offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities. The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. A proportion of home working will be possible.

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be directed to the DClinPsy Course Director, Professor Helen Pote or DClinPsy Deputy Course Director, Dr Kate Theodore

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 0623-258

Closing Date: 23:59, 26 June 2023  

Interview Date:To be confirmed

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification    

The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.

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