Lecturer in Clinical Psychology



Job description

Edinburgh, Scotland

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, in the School of Health in Social Science.

This post will contribute to teaching and research activity in Clinical Psychology, primarily aligned to the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsychol). The DClinPsychol is delivered as a three-way collaboration between NHS Education for Scotland, The NHS Health Boards and The University of Edinburgh. The programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council. The successful applicant will provide teaching, research supervision and student support. They will also undertake teaching and supervision duties contributing to other programmes in the subject area. They will undertake independent research, and contribute to subject area and school level committees, structures and systems. Other teaching and administrative tasks may be agreed with the Head of Subject.

Candidates will need to show recent success in peer reviewed publications, and evidence of a strong potential to become an independent researcher. They will also need to show evidence of teaching development, delivery and organisation, experience of online training will be particularly useful. Experience of providing research supervision to doctoral trainees is expected. Experience of leadership and citizenship in terms of committee work would also be desirable.

Negotiation of an honorary NHS contract or potential for part-time employment would be feasible in order to facilitate clinical research and the maintenance of relevant clinical expertise. The University of Edinburgh has a Market Pay Policy which for clinically specified posts such as this, takes grade equivalent NHS Agenda for Change salary banding into account. The maximum Market Pay Supplement that can be applied to this post is to the top of the Agenda for Change Grade 8b scale. Starting salary will be based on the successful candidate’s experience.

This is a full time (35 hrs per week), open-ended post.

The closing date for applications is 24th July 2020, 5pm (GMT).

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