Lecturer in Health Psychology

United Kingdom
Aug 08, 2017
Sep 06, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Lecturer in Health Psychology Psychology

Location: Highfield Campus

Salary:  £32,004 to £46,924

Full Time Fixed Term (12 Months)

Closing Date:  Wednesday 06 September 2017

Interview Date:  To be confirmed

Reference: 903717JW

The Department of Psychology is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Lecturer with expertise in Health Psychology to join our team of academic staff in the world-class Centre for Clinical and Community Applications of Health Psychology (CCCAHP).

You will hold a PhD in a Health Psychology related topic (or an equivalent professional qualification).  You will also be able to evidence excellence in teaching in Health Psychology. In addition to teaching and supervising undergraduates and postgraduates, you will be able to contribute to the administration and on-going development of the Department of Psychology. You will demonstrate an ability to engage in high quality research and to develop a national reputation for excellent research in a field related to the core interests of CCCAHP members (see https://www.southampton.ac.uk/psychology/research/centres/cccahp.page).

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in qualitative research, those registered with the HCPC as a Health Psychologist and candidates who are chartered members of the BPS (a full member or eligible for full membership of the Division of Health Psychology).

As a one of the foremost research-led psychology centres in the UK, Psychology at Southampton offers state-of-the-art laboratories and a team of expert academics working at the forefront of their fields.  In the UK we are involved in training educational, health, clinical and counselling psychologists, while around the world our research is having a direct impact, attracting millions of pounds of funding and facilitating a stimulating research environment that inspires our students. Further details about Psychology at Southampton can be obtained from our webpages at www.psychology.soton.ac.uk. Whilst Psychology is ambitious and successful, it is also a very friendly and pleasant place to work, with good relations between staff and students. You will join a highly motivated and professional team with opportunities for professional development.

You will be responsible to the Co-Director, Centre for Clinical and Community Applications of Health Psychology, and will have the capacity to register to study for the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PCAP) where relevant.

For further details you are invited to contact Professor Wendy Adams, Acting Head of Psychology, in the first instance (w.adams@southampton.ac.uk

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