Lecturer in Mental Health

Lancaster University - Division of Health Research

Contract: Indefinite

Lancaster University has a world-class reputation as a centre for excellence in teaching and research. It is in the top 1 per cent of universities in the world and highly ranked in each of the UKs major university league tables. The Division of Health Research (DHR) within Lancaster University’s Faculty of Health and Medicine is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Mental Health to join an innovative department with a high quality research active environment offering a range of postgraduate and undergraduate courses. 

We are looking for an exceptional individual to support the expansion of our newly developed blended learning PhD in Mental Health. You will also be expected to consolidate an already strong research profile in line with the priorities and interests within the Division. In particular there will be excellent opportunities to pursue psychological research into bipolar disorder, psychosis and related conditions through the Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research.

You must have a good degree in a psychology (or relevant discipline) and a PhD in psychology and an excellent understanding and expertise in quantitative research designs, methods and analysis. You should also be able to deliver high quality and engaging teaching at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels. Ideally, you will have previous experience of distance learning.

If you are an energetic, dynamic, self-directed and committed individual with an interest in developing your research and teaching in the area of mental health then we welcome your application.

Informal enquires are welcome and should be made to Professor Steven Jones, Co-Director Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, email: s.jones7@lancaster.ac.uk

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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