Professor of Counselling Psychology

Job Title: Professor of Counselling Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
Salary: £60,905 - £66,537
Reference: 170-19
Job Published: November 29, 2019 16:18

Job Description

York St John University have been transforming lives through the power of education since 1841. Our vision is to inspire the brilliance in every human.

Central to our ambition is an absolute commitment to academic excellence.  Over a third of our research is already world leading or internationally excellent and we are going further and faster to enhance this, with collaborative opportunities to do work that makes a real world impact and promotes social justice.

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic leader to undertake the role of Programme Director for the Doctorate of Counselling Psychology (DCounsPsy). Our DCounsPsy is accredited with the British Psychological Society and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and sits alongside a growing suite of UG and PG psychology programmes.

Commensurate with a professorship post, the successful candidate will have an outstanding track record of research related to Counselling Psychology. The incumbent will be required to teach and supervise Counselling Psychology trainees, and take overall responsibility for leadership of the DCounsPsy. Candidates must hold registration with HCPC as a Counselling Psychologist. The post-holder will be provided with up to one day per week for clinical work/ consultation/ research, if applicable.

If you would like to shape the story of a 178 year old institution with a fantastic future, we would love to hear from you.

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme Health cash plan 
  • Training and development 
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university. 

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Closing Date - Tuesday 10 December 2019 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - Thursday 19 December 2019