Associate Professor in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (1 FTE)

Job Title: Associate Professor in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (1 FTE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: High Wycombe
Salary: £51,034 - £59,135 per annum
Reference: 581
Contact Name: Paul Morgan
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2021 13:08

Job Description

Associate Professor in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (1 FTE)

£51,034 - £59,135 per annum

Reference: 581

We welcome applications from candidates wishing to work full time or part time hours.

Buckinghamshire New University is an ambitious, modern university; one that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. Our staff combine the very best professional practice with inspirational teaching and the University is consistently in the top quartile of the NSS for higher education institutions in the UK, exceeding the sector average in almost every area of the survey (NSS, 2020).

This is an exciting time to join the University, with our new University Strategy – Impact 2022 – and our revised values. The University is poised for the next phase in its development as we seek to develop our impact further, enrich the student experience through innovative and employment-focused education and realign our professional services in support of our strategic aims.

The School of Human and Social Sciences is pleased to invite applications for an Associate Professor and Course Director for the PG Cert /Dip/MSc Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) from individuals who are passionate about delivering student-focused education.

Our psychology portfolio includes a range of full time British Psychological Society accredited undergraduate degrees including Psychology, Criminological Psychology and Counselling Psychology. Our postgraduate suite includes an MSc Applied Positive Psychology; MSc Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education; PG Dip/MSc Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and MSc Applied Forensic Psychology.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at Buckinghamshire New University

This highly successful programme has been delivered since 2008 and attracts trainees from those working in a variety of education and allied health contexts such as mental health nursing, counselling and psychology.

You will be the Course Director and key member of the teaching team for the PG Cert/PGDip/MSc Cognitive Behavioural Therapy delivered at our High Wycombe campus. The programme is accredited by British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BACBP).

Applicants for this post must be accredited by BACBP and would suit those working in psychology/allied health/educational roles.

If you have the qualities and attributes representative of the University’s values and ambition, we would be delighted to hear from you.

What you can expect in return are excellent employment benefits including: training, development and research support, a generous holiday entitlement, contributory pension scheme, discounted gym membership and a range of staff discounts with major retailers.

For further information or an informal discussion about this role please contact Professor Paul Morgan, Head of School, at

All applications are to be made in full and online. The University operates an anonymised shortlisting process and therefore any uploaded CV’s or supporting documents must not include your name and personal details.

Closing date: 11 July 2021.

Interview date: 19 July 2021.

At Bucks New University equality of opportunity and diversity is at the heart of all we do and fully integrated into our values. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone thrives and feels a sense of belonging. We are committed to diversity and welcome applications from different backgrounds and experiences.

Bucks New University is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process.

The University is also committed to achieving the Race Equality Charter.