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Lecturer in Psychology - clinical psychology or mental health specialism

School of Applied Social Science

Location:  Brighton - Falmer
Salary:  £35,845 to £42,792 per annum
Closing Date:  Wednesday 05 August 2020
Interview Date:  Tuesday 01 September 2020
Reference:  HA3167-20-029-R-R

This is an opportunity for a lecturer (teaching and research focused) with a specialism in clinical psychology or mental health to join a team with an established reputation in applied social, cultural and critical psychology.

A PhD in Psychology or a Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or near completion) is essential, as well as up-to-date, sound knowledge of clinical psychology and critical approaches to mental health. Practitioner experience is advantageous. In addition, you will have a solid knowledge of general psychology as a basis for teaching on a variety of core BPS psychology curriculum areas, across our undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes. 

You must be eligible for membership of the British Psychological Society. 

This is permanent, full time post and job sharers are welcome to apply. The start date would be as soon as mutually agreeable.

We recognise that there is a lot of uncertainty in the sector at present. University of Brighton is planning to deliver teaching via a blend of online and face-to-face modes in the autumn semester. Full support would be provided for delivering teaching in this way. We have a sociable and supportive staff group who meet regularly online, and this post will additionally be supported by the Psychology with Counselling Studies course team.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Carl Walker at:

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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