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Lecturer for the Doctorate in Educational Psychology (DEdPsy) Programme (Professional Training), School of Psychology

Cardiff University - School of Psychology

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £50,806 to £54,586 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 17th May 2019
Closes: 17th June 2019
Job Ref: 8554BR

The School of Psychology wishes to appoint an enthusiastic Lecturer to provide professional tuition and to participate in all aspects of the DEdPsy Programme.

Candidates will:

  • be fully qualified educational psychologists;
  • have at least three years of experience of working as an educational psychologist;
  • be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS);
  • be  registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC); and
  • currently be employed as a practising educational psychologist

 This post will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to:

  • work with a friendly and close-knit team;
  • be part of the School of Psychology, which has a 6* rating for research and an 'excellent' rating for teaching;
  • use the most modern facilities and technology with first class support; and
  • enhance their professional development.

This is an exciting time to join a strong and supportive team; to undertake stimulating work with highly-motivated trainees; and to play a part in promoting the Welsh agenda for education and the wellbeing of children and young people.

The School of Psychology at Cardiff University is keen to continue to embed the educational psychology programme within the teaching and research environment in the School, alongside ensuring that the programme team influences positively the changing demands for the training and professional development of educational psychologists in Wales.

On the DEdPsy Professional Training Programme there is teaching in the areas of assessment: learning; social, emotional and mental health needs; research methods, the role of the EP and working with organisations, systems and groups. The individual appointed will be responsible for providing teaching input to trainees on a particular theme, as well as making a teaching contribution to other aspects of the programme, organising and participating in varied curriculum events such as mini conferences and carrying out professional tutor duties, for example, supervising trainees and assessing their work.  The topic to be taught will be discussed following the appointment of a suitable candidate.

The individual appointed will also take on a role as an internal and external examiner for the programme.

The appointment will be from 1st September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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For further details and an application form, please visit

Informal enquiries can be made to Andrea Higgins or Kyla Honey on 02920 879003.

One fixed term post, ranging from 0.4 - 0.6 fte minimum, renewable annually by mutual agreement.

Salary: £50,806 - £54,586 per annum, pro-rata (Soulbury Senior and Principal EP Scale, points 4 - 7)

Closing date: Monday, 17 June 2019

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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