Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Job Title: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: Lecturer: £35,845 - £39,152 per annum/ Senior Lecturer: £40,322 - £49,553 per annum
Job Published: November 21, 2019 15:28

Job Description

Faculty of Science

Department of Psychology

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Employment type: Permanent/ full time

Salary: Lecturer £35,845 - £39,152 per annum/ Senior Lecturer £40,322 - £49,553 per annum 

Post number: ZZ005828

Closing date: 03 January 2020

Interview date:  28 January 2020

The University of Portsmouth is a dynamic and ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, it is also ranked 21st in the 2020 Guardian League Table University Guide, and 113th in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

The Department of Psychology offer a vibrant and supportive academic community with an excellent research environment and opportunities for professional development for staff. Consistent feedback suggests that we are a warm and collegiate Department committed to equality. We provide an exceptional educational experience for our students and the University of Portsmouth has a Gold TEF rating. Every year we achieve outstanding results in the NSS and we have an excellent track record of students going on to either postgraduate study or graduate employment.  In short, we offer an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Our Department comprises of four research centres/groups; the Quality of Life, Health and Well-Being Research Group, the Centre for Situated Action and Communication, the Centre for Comparative and Evolutionary Psychology, and the International Centre for Research in Forensic Psychology.  Our facilities include EEG, eye tracking and psychophysiology labs, virtual reality and motion detection labs, interviewing suites and a baby/infant lab. We have links to local NHS trusts, schools, and nurseries. We are committed to the values of open and reproducible science and are working to support and encourage transparent research practices. 

The Role

Applications are invited for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology. We are seeking a motivated and collegial individual who will join a committed and expanding team to deliver high quality engaging teaching and supervision related to Clinical Psychology on our undergraduate and postgraduate (including distance learning) degrees. You will engage in research which influences cutting edge practice, informs and inspires a research-led curriculum and contributes to the 2021 Research Excellence Framework. The successful applicant will also contribute to the administration of the Department.

A full list of key responsibilities and skills can be found in the job description.

We are aiming to appoint someone who can be in post as soon as possible.

Applications for fractional appointments will be considered. For an informal discussion of the above post, and to discuss the possibility of a fractional appointment, please contact Dr Lucy Akehurst, Interim Head, Department of Psychology, by email: or by telephone: 023 92 846337.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.   

To find out more about the University of Portsmouth and this role, visit and apply on-line. 

It is the policy of the University to only accept applications submitted using the University’s application form.

All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.