Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology (Professional Practice)

London (GB)
£39,081 to £51,253 pa
17 May 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Psychology
Job title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology,
Full time
Salary: £39,081 to £51,253 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance

We are looking for a Counselling Psychologist to join our PsychD in Counselling Psychology programme team. The PsychD programme is based on a pluralistic relational framework, and emphasises the development of trainee’s identities and employability as practitioner psychologists. The role will involve contributing to relevant areas of programme delivery, in terms of clinical practice and research, as well as supervising trainee research projects. We are looking for applicants with research and teaching interests that are cmplementary to the programme. The staff team is well-catered for in terms of psychodynamic expertise, so knowledge and experience of other therapeutic approaches (e.g. person-centred or cognitive-behavioural) would be an advantage. An understanding of and ability to teach research methods relevant to counselling psychology, as well as a track record of and plans for relevant research activity, would also be desirable.

The Department of Psychology at Roehampton is one of the largest postgraduate training departments in the country, and brings together world-leading research and teaching in all major areas of psychology, psychological therapies and the arts & play therapies. The Department has a well-established reputation for its work on the outcomes and processes of the psychological therapies; and has a Centre for Research in Social and Psychological Transformation (CREST). We are seeking applications from highly motivated candidates who have a commitment to providing learning and teaching that is informed by current practice and research, and who will contribute to the development of this international research centre.

This is an exciting time for the University; our new £35m state-of-the art library has just opened and we are continuing to develop a number of external partnerships across the globe.

We have a strong emphasis on supporting our students to reach their full potential in order to launch themselves onto successful graduate careers and we are embarking on a radical programme of enhancement in learning and teaching across all our academic areas.

The University has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of southwest London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching and working. We are proud of our achievements as a Post 1992 University and continue to build upon them.

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.

The closing date for completed applications is: Monday 11 June 2018
It is expected that interviews will be held: Friday 13 July 2018

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.

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