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Academic Lecturer

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Location
Leeds
Salary
£45,585 to £54,395 a year
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
University of Leeds is the Employer for this role

Overview of the Role

Faculty of Medicine and Health

School/ Institute

Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

We are looking for an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist to develop a clinical academic career within a team committed to providing a high standard of training in clinical psychology. Leeds has a longstanding and highly regarded clinical psychology training programme. We are a close knit, friendly and supportive team, with excellent links with clinical psychology and expert by experience colleagues in West Yorkshire. We also regularly collaborate with academic colleagues in the Institute for Health Sciences.

As a Lecturer, you will carry out scholarship and teaching activities within the programme. There is an expectation that you will help develop teaching in an area of expertise and take on doctoral research supervision of trainee projects. As an academic tutor, you will support trainees in developing critical appraisal and study skills and will also work closely with clinical tutors and support and technical staff on the team. You will also be supported in developing your own skills and interests within clinical psychology.

Leeds has an eclectic approach to different psychological therapies and research methodologies, and an emphasis on personal and professional development, reflective practice, and an appropriately critical appraisal of evidence.

Main duties of the job

Main duties and responsibilities:

To undertake innovative research-led teaching on Clinical Psychology as needed

To act as academic tutor and provide tutorials, and as appraisal tutor for psychologists in clinical training

To participate in the assessment of student academic and research performance including assessment of essays and problem-based learning, review of research proposals and progression in research, and examination of theses and to provide timely feedback

To undertake specific administrative tasks relevant to the development and maintenance of the Clinical Psychology Programme e.g. participation in recruitment and selection of students, Programme Management Committee, management of student, research activity, curriculum development

To provide support and guidance to students, acting as a personal tutor, resolving issues and/or referring to specialist parties, where appropriate

To supervise doctoral research conducted by trainees on the programme and other doctoral students within the Institute

To pursue, develop and take forward pedagogic developments relating to learning and teaching on the clinical psychology training programme

To engage in knowledge transfer and continuous professional development, and maintain registration with the HCPC

Other reasonable duties may be required consistent with the grade of the post. Please see attached JD for full list of Duties

About us

What we offer in return

26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) Thats 42 days a year!

Generous pension scheme plus life assurance the University contributes 21.6% of salary

Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.

Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.

Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist to develop a clinical academic career within a team committed to providing a high standard of training in clinical psychology. Leeds has a longstanding and highly regarded clinical psychology training programme. We are a close knit, friendly and supportive team, with excellent links with clinical psychology and expert by experience colleagues in West Yorkshire. We also regularly collaborate with academic colleagues in the Institute for Health Sciences.

As a Lecturer, you will carry out scholarship and teaching activities within the programme. There is an expectation that you will help develop teaching in an area of expertise and take on doctoral research supervision of trainee projects. As an academic tutor, you will support trainees in developing critical appraisal and study skills and will also work closely with clinical tutors and support and technical staff on the team. You will also be supported in developing your own skills and interests within clinical psychology.

Leeds has an eclectic approach to different psychological therapies and research methodologies, and an emphasis on personal and professional development, reflective practice, and an appropriately critical appraisal of evidence.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • UK recognised qualification as a Clinical Psychologist (current HCPC registration & eligibility for/possession of charted clinical psychology status)
  • A qualification at doctoral level (D.Clin.Psychol PhD)


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of developing and delivering teaching to DClinPsych students or other professional groups
  • The ability to supervise doctoral research
  • The ability to lead tutorials and provide academic and pastoral support to students
  • The ability to contribute to management and administrative processes and structures, including managing resources and/or staff.


Desirable

  • Experience of assessing the work and progress of students and giving constructive feedback
  • Experience of supervising undergraduate/postgraduate student research
  • A track record of proven scholarship for example through presentation of papers at scientific and scholarly conferences of national or international standing or peer reviewed publications in index linked texts/journals
  • Experience of collaborating on scholarly projects to contribute to the research/IKT culture/activity
  • Interpersonal and communication skills including written and ability to present to an audience
  • The ability to build trust to ensure engagement and commitment, and to treat staff fairly, with respect and dignity
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure in a complex environment


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of developing and delivering teaching to DClinPsych students or other professional groups
  • The ability to supervise doctoral research
  • The ability to lead tutorials and provide academic and pastoral support to students
  • The ability to contribute to management and administrative processes and structures, including managing resources and/or staff.


Desirable

  • Experience of assessing the work and progress of students and giving constructive feedback
  • Experience of supervising undergraduate/postgraduate student research
  • A track record of proven scholarship for example through presentation of papers at scientific and scholarly conferences of national or international standing or peer reviewed publications in index linked texts/journals
  • Experience of collaborating on scholarly projects to contribute to the research/IKT culture/activity
  • Interpersonal and communication skills including written and ability to present to an audience
  • The ability to build trust to ensure engagement and commitment, and to treat staff fairly, with respect and dignity
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure in a complex environment


Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Address

University Of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane

Leeds

LS2 9JT

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