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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology (Part-Time 0.5 FTE)

City, University of London - School of Arts & Social Sciences - Department of Psychology

Location: London
Salary: £45,361 to £62,727
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th November 2019
Closes: 17th December 2019
Job Ref: 60010554

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

The School of Arts & Social Sciences is an internationally excellent centre of research and learning on the human condition in all its dimensions. It is a large and vibrant School with around 3,000 students (one third postgraduate) and over 250 staff in seven Departments: Economics, English, International Politics, Journalism, Music, Sociology and Psychology. The School aims to attract outstanding members of academic staff who will produce world-leading research of benefit to society; provide innovative and exciting programmes of study; and enrich the lives and enhance the career prospects of its students.

The Department of Psychology is a leading centre of research and undergraduate and postgraduate education. It is ranked in the top 100 in the world and top 15 in the UK according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018. Students learn from and work with leading academics and skilled practitioners and have consistently high student satisfaction. In REF2014 the Department returned 28 FTE (over 30 individual members of staff) and 67% of its research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent.

The Department is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to a permanent Lectureship/Senior Lectureship (Education), 0.5 full-time equivalent, in Counselling Psychology. The post is available from March 2020.

The long-established Counselling Psychology doctoral programme enjoys a strong reputation in the Counselling Psychology community. Its diligent attention to students and the curriculum has resulted in a vibrant, dynamic learning environment which has been mutually rewarding for staff and students. Its lecturers are well-versed in and able to contribute to the programme’s clinical aspects. They deliver modules, evaluate assessments, act as personal tutors and undertake administrative duties at programme and Department levels.

The duties of the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer include using a range of learning and teaching methodologies to foster a positive learning environment for students, assessing the effectiveness of course delivery and maintaining a commitment to continuous performance improvement.

Person Specification
The successful candidate will be a Practitioner Psychologist who is able and motivated to contribute to the delivery of a high-quality programme on the Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology; and to the education, clinical expertise and administration of the Department.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from March 2020 or earlier by negotiation.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 17th December 2019.

For an informal discussion please contact Susan Strauss on

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