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Senior Lecturer in Psychology (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

London Metropolitan University - School of Social Sciences & Professions

Location: London
Salary: £42,273 to £53,172 per annum (inclusive of London Allowance)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th August 2021
Closes: 30th September 2021
Job Ref: 21SSSC0601R


Transforming lives through excellent education

London Metropolitan University is a striving and ambitious institution committed to transforming the lives of its students through excellent education.

We are committed to making education available to people from all walks of life, creating and advancing social justice, social mobility and access to opportunity and professions. Our graduates benefit personally, but also contribute to society, culture, public service and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.

The University is embarking upon a radical transformation to emerge as sector leaders in inclusive practice. Building on our social mission we are committed to tackling all forms of discrimination and prejudice. We are looking for candidates who reflect our students’ lived experience, are completely committed to inclusive practice, can help advance our goals to remove disparities in student outcomes and to make our curriculum inclusive.

The School of Social Sciences & Professions comprises of 6 dynamic subject areas, including Psychology. The School’s portfolio ranges from level 3 to level 7 programmes with many specialist courses accredited by professional bodies such as the Health and Care Professions Council and the British Psychological Society. There is great potential in the School to increase synergies and develop multidisciplinary teaching and research.


Applications are invited for a full-time Senior Lecturer in Psychology specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). We are looking for candidates who can lead the MSc Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and make a substantive contribution to the core teaching and research in CBT, Psychology, Mental Health and/or Counselling at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

We are at present a team of 29 Psychology academics that are passionate about teaching Psychology and Psychological Therapies to a wide audience and are involved in clinical and/or research activities. Applicants need to have a clear commitment to equality and social justice, and we welcome applications that reflect our diverse student body; further details at:

The Psychology subject area is home to BSc Psychology (including foundation), BSc Counselling and Coaching, MSc Psychology, MSc Addiction and Mental Health, MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health, MSc Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, MSc Psychology of Mental Health and the Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. For further details on the Undergraduate courses please visit: and Postgraduate courses please visit:

Applicants will need to be accredited as a CBT Therapist with the BABCP.

This post is available for consideration as a job share.

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be directed to the Head of Psychology, Professor Chris Chandler (

Closing Date: 30 September 2021

Interviews due to be held in week commencing 18 October 2021


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