Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

University of Surrey - School of Psychology

The University of Surrey was named the Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2016 and is a top ten UK University set in a beautiful campus half an hour’s journey from the centre of London.

We seek to appoint an international leader in Clinical Psychology who will join a School and Faculty with research ambition and a drive to have real impact in the world. We welcome applications from people working in all discipline area of Clinical and Clinical Health Psychology and would be particularly interested in people whose work focuses on developing creative and novel clinical and community practice interventions which are underpinned by new theoretical models.  Expertise in qualitative methods in addition to  other research approaches would be highly valuable.

This post is one of several designed to underpin a new phase of investment in the School. The appointment is part of the School strategy to support cross-discipline research aimed at releasing the life-long potential of the human brain; addressing inequalities in lifecourse health and wellbeing; embracing changing societies, environments and communities; intervening to support vital, healthy and creative lives; creating innovative assessment analysis and interventions; and educating the professionals of the future.

You will be joining a vibrant School with active research with a clear remit to develop and extend the reach  of  Clinical psychology research. The School is part of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and we have access to high quality facilities. We have on-site EEG, tDCS and TMS laboratories, a baby lab a driving simulator, psychophysiological and eye-tracking facilities and dedicated off site access to fMRI. The Faculty also houses the Surrey Sleep Research Centre with its state-of-the-art sleep laboratories and the new Engineering for Health Centre with a state of the art gait laboratory.

We are looking for highly motivated people with a creative and collegiate approach to Psychology, and we welcome applicants working with a range of methods who are committed to both research and teaching. All post-holders will hold a doctorate in psychology, or equivalent and contribute directly to research, teaching and learning and to administration in the School.  In addition to salary, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement, excellent development opportunities, and childcare assistance.

Interviews will be held in February 2018

Further information about the University and the School of Psychology can be found at  For an informal discussion please contact Mary John  Head of Department of Psychological Intervention and Joint interim Head of School (01483 689267 email:, or Paul Sowden, Head of the Department of Psychological Sciences and Joint Interim head of School (01483 686878 email:

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