Lecturer in Health Psychology

University of Southampton - Psychology

Fixed-Term (12 Months)

The Department of Psychology is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Lecturer with expertise in Health Psychology to join our team of academic staff in the world-class Centre for Clinical and Community Applications of Health Psychology (CCCAHP).

You will hold a PhD in a Health Psychology related topic (or an equivalent professional qualification). You will also be able to evidence excellence in teaching in Health Psychology. In addition to teaching and supervising undergraduates and postgraduates, you will be able to contribute to the administration and on-going development of the Department of Psychology. You will demonstrate an ability to engage in high quality research and to develop a national reputation for excellent research in a field related to the core interests of CCCAHP members (see: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/psychology/research/centres/cccahp.page).

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in qualitative research, those registered with the HCPC as a Health Psychologist and candidates who are chartered members of the BPS (a full member or eligible for full membership of the Division of Health Psychology).

As a one of the foremost research-led psychology centres in the UK, Psychology at Southampton offers state-of-the-art laboratories and a team of expert academics working at the forefront of their fields. In the UK we are involved in training educational, health, clinical, and counselling psychologists, while around the world our research is having a direct impact, attracting millions of pounds of funding and facilitating a stimulating research environment that inspires our students. Further details about Psychology at Southampton can be obtained from our webpages (www.psychology.soton.ac.uk). Whilst Psychology is ambitious and successful, it is also a very friendly and pleasant place to work, with good relations between staff and students. You will join a highly motivated and professional team with opportunities for professional development.

You will be responsible to the Co-Director, Centre for Clinical and Community Applications of Health Psychology, and will have the capacity to register to study for the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PCAP) where relevant.

For further details you are invited to contact Professor Wendy Adams, Acting Head of Psychology, in the first instance (w.adams@southampton.ac.uk).

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 903717JW on all correspondence.

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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