University of Surrey- Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

About Us

The Clinical Psychology Team are a welcoming, innovative, and cohesive group with a wide variety of clinical and research interests. The team sit within the School of Psychology, which has an outstanding reputation for applied psychology training and research. This, alongside the investment in the facilities and strong growth agenda, means that you will be joining a vibrant team with an active research culture where you can contribute and impact the profession. Further information about the School of Psychology can be found at:

About the role

We have a number of exciting opportunities available for a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to join the Clinical Psychology Training Programme at the University of Surrey. The Surrey PsychD Programme has seen an increase in training places over the past few years, meaning this post provides a unique opportunity to join at a time of growth and innovation.

  • These posts are largely teaching-focused, including development and assessment of trainee clinical capability. However, up to 10% of the time will be dedicated to pedagogical research or research co-supervision for PsychD students.
  • One of the posts has a cognitive behavioural therapy focus to support the continuing development of the reaccredited CBT pathway embedded within the Doctorate.
  • You will be expected to contribute directly to evaluation of clinical competencies, develop links with local NHS Trusts, and contribute towards teaching, learning and research, in addition to day-to-day administrative tasks of the programme.

About you

We welcome applications from Psychologists with expertise across a variety of clinical or research settings, to contribute broadly to the programme. Areas of interest may include, but are not limited to, Neuropsychology, Older Adults, Learning Disabilities, Health Psychology and Community Psychology and we seek to appoint Psychologists who strive to address social justice, inequalities and under-served communities.

In addition, all post holders must:

  • hold a clinical or counselling doctorate in psychology, or equivalent
  • be a registered Clinical or Counselling psychologist
  • have a strong and evidenced interest in applied research
  • work well as a member of a team
  • be passionate about developing the clinical proficiency of our Trainee Clinical Psychologists

The roles*

  • Lecturer/ Senior lecturer 0.8 FTE - Focus on Cognitive behavioural therapy Teaching and Practice (The Post holder must hold BABCP accreditation as a level 2 practitioner.)
  • Lecturer/ Senior lecturer 0.5 FTE 
  • Lecturer/ Senior lecturer 0.4 FTE

*Please state on your application which role you would be interested in. The salary will be dependent of the level of experience.

Our Benefits

  • In addition to the salary, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and access to an on-site nursery.
  • The role includes access to a variety of personal development opportunities including regular seminars and workshops, online training activities, faculty and university wide development events and conference attendance. 

For an informal discussion please contact or Dr Jane Iles ( Programme Director or Mary John, Head of Department of Psychological Interventions ( )

 Interview via MS Teams video on the19th October 2023.

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