Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Job Title: Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hatfield
Salary: £40,322 - £51,034 pro rata depending on skills and experience
Job Published: July 29, 2020 16:45

Job Description

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Hatfield, Hertfordshire

£40,322 - £51,034 pro rata depending on skills and experience

Ref: 028916

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Clinical Psychologist to join the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at UH. 

The programme is based in the Department of Psychology & Sport Sciences on the College Lane Campus at the University of Hertfordshire. The Department is one of the foremost amongst the new universities in teaching and research. The successful applicant will work as part of a friendly, ambitious and enterprising Team who deliver excellent training and continue to develop the programme in innovative and creative ways.

The programme is committed to social justice and anti-racist practice. We value a diverse workforce and would particularly welcome applications from BAME and LGTBQ candidates where we are currently underrepresented.

Main duties and responsibilities

The role is varied but will include a particular contribution to the organization, coordination and delivery of the academic teaching programme.  You will contribute to teaching and also to facilitating problem-based learning small groups. An important part of the role will be to supervise trainee major research projects. You will also contribute to the evaluation of DClinPsy trainees’ coursework and their clinical placements. Supporting students academically and pastorally is an element of the post, including participation in the tutorial system.  You will also contribute to the recruitment of trainees, with the potential to fulfil the role of Admissions Tutor.

The post assumes that the appointee will, in addition to working on the programme, undertake clinical work in order to maintain their professional registration.

Skills and experience

You will have a developing record of achievement in clinical psychology, and excellent team working skills. You will also have a strong commitment to, and some experience in, delivering clinical services, education, training, supervision and doing clinical research.

Qualifications required

In addition to your undergraduate and post-graduate qualification in a relevant subject, you will have HCPC registration and be eligible for BPS Chartered status.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries:

Informal enquiries to Dr Pieter W Nel, Programme Director at


The University offers every individual the opportunity to succeed. We want our staff to represent multi-faceted life experiences, varied cultural heritage and to encourage cognitive diversity. We recognise that the field is not ‘level’ and want to actively address barriers to progression. Markers of success to date include a small gender pay gap within the School where this post sits (2%) and holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award. We also challenge stereotypes and partner with networks both within and outside of the University to enhance inclusion in the workplace. We wholeheartedly encourage applications from BAME and LGTBQ candidates, who are currently under-represented within the programme. 

We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

To apply, please click the Apply Now button below.

Closing date: 26 August 2020.

Interview date: w/c 7 September 2020. Interviews may be conducted remotely.