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Lecturer (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy)

Teesside University - School of Health & Life Sciences

Location: Middlesbrough
Salary: £31,866 to £38,017
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th February 2020
Closes: 8th March 2020
Job Ref: T3680

At Teesside University, we are ambitious in our goals, vision and aspirations. We challenge expectations and push the boundaries of what is possible. From transforming our campus through a £300m investment and capital development programme, to creating outstanding, innovative academic programmes, our work is always relevant and purpose-driven. 

We believe that innovation powers our steps and are motivated to make a difference through positive social impact. We work in partnership with individuals and businesses to devise creative solutions not limited by imagination. We work at pace, and are always future-facing, with our teaching, learning and research focused on addressing the challenges of tomorrow, today. We do not stand still.

We are looking for candidates who are adaptable and innovative and who have excellent communication skills. They must have a ‘can do’ approach and be driven to achieve. They will join our team who are committed to enhancing the health and social well-being of people with mental health problems; whilst being responsible for teaching across a range of courses within the School.

Significant practical work experience is an essential requirement for this role along with a first degree or equivalent professional qualification. The successful candidate will have full accreditation as a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists and able to contribute to teaching, research, knowledge exchange, and enterprise and business engagement within the Department of Learning Disabilities/Mental Health/Community/Assistant Practitioner and across the wider School.

They will have strong and demonstrable knowledge of evidence based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy treatment protocols and their application and have the ability to contribute to curriculum development and will be committed to undertaking research, development and/or scholarship to enhance teaching. 

It is essential that the successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral level qualification in a relevant discipline.

If you wish to embed your clinical experiences of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy within the arena of Higher Education and influence nursing through education, this could be just the opportunity for you.

The School works with providers across the region with the aim of transforming services for the benefit of people accessing the service and their families. 

The Tees Valley is an enjoyable place to live – in the heart of the North of England’s coastline and countryside, with easy access to Durham, Newcastle and York.

Apply now if you would like to join us.

For further information and enquiries about the post please contact Jill Barker, Head of Department, 01642 384133 or

For further details of this and other academic posts, please refer to our website at:

Interview date: 3th April 2020

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