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Academic Director / Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Surrey, United Kingdom
£27,351 to £40,114 depending on level of appointment
Closing date
29 Jan 2024

Psychological Interventions

Location: Guildford
Salary: £27,351 to £40,114 depending on level of appointment
This role is 0.6 FTE (3 days a week - salary listed is the pro rata salary)
Post Type: Part Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 22 January 2024
Interview Date: Monday 29 January 2024
Reference: 056923-2

About Us

The Clinical Psychology Team are a welcoming, innovative, and cohesive group with a wide variety of clinical and research interests. The team sit within the School of Psychology, which has an outstanding reputation for applied psychology training and research. This, alongside the investment in the facilities and strong growth agenda, means that you will be joining a vibrant team with an active research culture where you can contribute and impact the profession. Further information about the School of Psychology can be found at:

About the role

We are looking to appoint an Academic Director for the Clinical Psychology programme. This is an exciting opportunity available for a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to join the Clinical Psychology Training Programme at the University of Surrey, contributing to the leadership team and further developing a contemporary curriculum. The Surrey PsychD Programme has seen an increase in training places over the past few years, meaning this post provides a unique opportunity to join at a time of growth and innovation.

  • The post is largely teaching-focused and you will provide a significant contribution to developing the strategic direction of the programme through the curriculum and assessments undertaken. Up to 10% of the time will be dedicated to pedagogical research or research co-supervision for PsychD students.
  • You will be expected to contribute to partnership working with our Servicers User and Carer advisory groups, and our health and social care partners. There will be opportunities to undertake to the evaluation of clinical competencies and contribute towards teaching, in addition to day-to-day administrative tasks of the programme.

About you

We welcome applications from Psychologists with expertise across a variety of clinical or research settings, to contribute broadly to the programme. Areas of interest may include, but are not limited to, Neuropsychology, Older Adults, Learning Disabilities, Health Psychology and Community Psychology and we seek to appoint Psychologists who strive to address social justice, inequalities and under-served communities.  

In addition, all post holders must:

  • hold a clinical or counselling doctorate in psychology, or equivalent
  • be a registered Clinical or Counselling psychologist
  • have a strong and evidenced interest in applied research 
  • work well as a member of a team 
  • be passionate about developing the clinical proficiency of our Trainee Clinical Psychologists

The role:

Senior lecturer 0.6 FTE - Our Benefits 

  • In addition to the salary, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and access to an on-site nursery.
  • The role includes access to a variety of personal development opportunities including regular seminars and workshops, online training activities, faculty and university wide development events and conference attendance. 

For an informal discussion please contact or Dr Jane Iles ( Programme Director or Mary John, Head of Department of Psychological Interventions ( )

Interview via MS Teams video on 29th January 2024

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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