COVENTRY UNIVERSITY

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology

Location
Coventry, United Kingdom
Posted
03 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2018
Ref
REQ006136
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job description

This is an exciting time to join Coventry University and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences. With a University Gold TEF rating, ranking 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, and outstanding NSS scores in our courses we have demonstrable excellence in student experience. As a global University, our contribution to teaching excellence extends beyond our UK campuses, and the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences works with partner organisations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South-East Asia. Additionally, we offer global experience opportunities through teaching and research-related activities to both staff and students, and we have a strong commitment to the internationalisation of our curricula. 

We are now looking to appoint a 1.0FTE Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology to join our highly regarded team of academics. You will be a highly motivated and experienced academic and/or practitioner with a demonstrable track record in Health Psychology. You will be a confident and clear communicator with a high level of inter-personal skill, and personal effectiveness to promote an outstanding experience for all our stakeholders. You will adopt a flexible approach to your teaching and be committed to delivering the highest standards of student experience. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from applicants who hold Chartered Health Psychologist status with the British Psychological Society.  

The School is recognised for the high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses. This includes a broad portfolio of on-campus, off-campus, blended and distance learning courses both discipline and profession specific. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has strong partnerships with employers and placement providers from a range of sectors including Local Authority Social Services, Strategic Health Authorities, NHS Trusts, education, and the independent, voluntary and the private sectors.  Research activity is an integral part of the Faculty's business and there is a strong commitment to enabling staff to engage in a wide range of research and scholarship. You will be given opportunities to develop your research interests and are expected to contribute to the Faculty's research profile.

Applicants must have a PhD in an appropriate subject and experience of delivering in an educational setting. If from a Professional Practice background, applicants must have a good Honours Degree, and a Masters degree), and appropriate professional qualifications and/or membership and/or equivalent professional qualifications that might be considered as equivalent to a PhD.

Coventry University offers academic support and professional development support and provides the opportunity for staff without a recognised teaching qualification to undertake the PGCE.

For further information please contact Dr Laura Taylor (Deputy Head of School) email: laura.taylor@coventry.ac.uk 

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