Lecturer (Teaching) in Applied Clinical Psychology (Part-time)

Job Title: Lecturer (Teaching) in Applied Clinical Psychology (Part-time)
Contract Type: Part-time
Location: Bath
Salary: Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322 pro rata per annum
Reference: CH8579R
Contact Name: Dr Ailsa Russell
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 16, 2021 14:08

Job Description

Lecturer (Teaching) in Applied Clinical Psychology (Part-time)

Dept: Psychology

Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322 pro rata per annum

Ref: CH8579R

Are you a clinical psychologist or cognitive behaviour therapist with a degree in psychology looking to expand your experience and professional development?

Join our highly supportive team where you will be helping to teach hardworking and aspirational postgraduate students in Clinical Psychology who will want to learn from you about putting theory into practice.

About the role:

  • Preparing and delivering teaching for whole or parts of postgraduate teaching units.
  • Developing teaching material, delivery of lectures, seminars and tutorials, both online and in person.
  • Supervision, assessment and marking of coursework and research dissertations,
  • Providing advice and support to students, as well as undertaking teaching-related management and administration duties.

The MSc in Applied Clinical Psychology is one of a suite of postgraduate programmes in applied psychology, including a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. The teams work closely together with shared teaching and learning opportunities.

This position is permanent part time working 18.25 hours per week (0.5 FTE).

About you:

With a degree in psychology and a post graduate qualification in Psychology (Clinical) or a postgraduate qualification in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), you will ideally be registered as a practitioner with the HCPC and/or a member of the BPS Division of Clinical Psychology and/or a registered practitioner with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP).

With strong communication skills, you will have a breadth and depth of knowledge to lead course development and scholarship activities.

You will enjoy guiding and bring with you experience within a practice environment or with a focus on the applied nature of Clinical Psychology.

Informal enquiries can be made to the Director of the MSc in Applied Clinical Psychology, Dr Ailsa Russell ( or Deputy Head of Department, Prof Sarah Halligan (

What we can offer you:

With flexibility in both the start date and your work hours we will look to provide you the balance you need. Where required, we are keen to support your transition into teaching with a dedicated support team and the time to study for a teaching qualification, as we work in a hybrid learning environment.

Our Department of Psychology is world-renowned for its excellence in research and teaching, regularly appearing in the top 5 in national league tables (e.g., The Complete University Guide). Research in the department occurs across more than six sub-disciplines in psychology, including clinical, cognitive, developmental, environmental, forensic, health, and social psychology. The department resides in a new purpose-built £30 million building, containing 10,000 square feet of state-of-the-art labs for interview, social group observation, EEG/ERP, virtual reality, psychobiology, eye-tracking, pain, cross-modal, and computerised testing.

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity is only a short distance away creating an excellent environment in which to work.

We are:

a family friendly workplace

open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University.

recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package

encouraging of your personal and professional development

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Closing date: Sunday 26 September 2021.

To apply please click here.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.