Associate Professor in Child Mental Health and Head of Postgraduate Studies

Job Title: Associate Professor in Child Mental Health and Head of Postgraduate Studies
Contract Type: Full-time
Location: London
Salary: £57,342 - £62,346 per annum
Reference: 1876815
Job Published: June 14, 2021 13:29

Job Description

Associate Professor in Child Mental Health

UCL Department / Division: Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology

Location: London

Hours: Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £57,342 - £62,346 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

UCL is committed to addressing the pressing societal challenge of child mental health and wellbeing. A longstanding partnership with the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has helped us forge links between research and practice, including the delivery of  an outstanding portfolio of postgraduate programmes.

We are looking to appoint a talented, highly motivated Associate Professor with proven research and education experience relevant to child development / mental health. They will undertake impactful relevant research leading to high quality publications. The postholder will also provide inspirational and strategic leadership in education, including overall management and development of the existing portfolio of postgraduate programmes in child mental health.

This is an open ended post that will begin in Autumn 2021.

Key Requirements

Candidates must have a PhD in an area related to child development / child mental health, a demonstrated capability to initiate and conduct leading-edge research, an established reputation in their field and a strong publication list for stage of career. The post holder should also have experience of designing and teaching postgraduate programmes in the field of child mental health or child development.

We are interested in candidates from a broad range of backgrounds and expertise, but are especially looking to appoint a candidate able to combine research and educational leadership within the field of child / adolescent development and mental health.

We encourage applications from those who are underrepresented in the sector and in the UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, including, but not exclusive to, people from Black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds.

Further Details

Please view the full Job Description and Person Specification at the bottom of this page.

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Please include a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role with your application.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date - 28 Jun 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications - 5:00pm

Interview date - TBC

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

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