Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

School of Psychology

Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: £53,353 to £67,060 per year

Full time, permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 01 November 2022
Date of interview: be confirmed
Reference: 2000922JW

The School of Psychology at the University of Southampton is seeking to make a number of strategic appointments (≈4 full-time equivalents) to support education and research in our Doctoral Programs in Clinical Psychology (DClin), Cognitive Therapy – Behavioral and Foundations MSc in Clinical Psychology.

We welcome applications from academic clinical psychologists in any area of ​​clinical psychology, psychopathology and/or neuroscience who will complement our basic and translational research and mental health education: /psychology/research/centres/

We also welcome applications from colleagues who are not clinically qualified but have a proven track record in mental health research and education.

You will be part of an innovative and dynamic clinical psychology and will contribute to postgraduate and pregraduate teaching and supervision.

The University of Southampton Clinical Psychology PhD program is committed to the scientist-practitioner model, is firmly rooted in the core values ​​of the NHS Constitution and has over 30 years of experience in clinical training in partnership with our local NHS Trusts and related organisations. Two different paths to employment are available: education-focused or balanced between research and education. Clinical psychologists with expertise in teaching clinical skills and an aspiration to develop their research can apply to work on a training pathway. This will provide the opportunity to build a research portfolio that complements ongoing research activities at the school. Alternatively, applicants with growing national/international research experience, evidenced by publications/grant applications, may apply to work on a balanced track.

Our school has expertise in developmental and applied psychopathology, lifelong psychological interventions, and affective neuroscience. The Southampton School of Psychology is recognized for producing world-class high-impact research, supported by excellent research facilities (REF2014). These include specially designed laboratories for neuropsychological/cognitive testing, social interaction and behavioral observation, therapeutic intervention, child/family studies, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI ), electroencephalography (EEG), neurostimulation (TMS/tDCS), psychophysiology, eye-tracking, virtual reality and psychopharmacology.

Our school is one of the largest providers of postgraduate research and clinical training in the UK, offering a range of master’s programs (clinical, health, research methods), research doctorates (PhD), postgraduate programs doctorate in clinical psychology (DClin) and Educational Psychology (DEdPsy), and training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

We benefit from long-standing collaborations with academic research groups in medicine (psychiatry, primary care), biological sciences (neurosciences), health sciences and education. The Life Sciences Institute supports the pursuit of interdisciplinary collaboration. Our strategic partnerships with NHS Trusts, schools, government, charities and industry are having a leading impact globally (REF2014) and attracting significant grant income from all major research funders . The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities.

Psychology is an ambitious and successful school, ranked in the Global Top 100 (QS, 2020), as well as a friendly and positive place to work. You will join a highly collegial and professional team that is keen to share expertise, provide mentorship, and support professional development. The school values ​​diversity and equality. It recognizes that employees may wish to have work patterns that match their family responsibilities or work-life balance, including part-time work. Particular consideration will be given to candidates who have interrupted their career for reasons such as maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness. The School of Psychology holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award demonstrating our commitment to equal opportunity and gender balance in the workplace. The University of Southampton holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award.

For further details of the position, you are invited to contact Professor Matt Garner (Head of Psychology; [email protected]) Dr Margo Ononaiye (Program Director – DClin; [email protected]).

Application procedure

You must submit your completed online application form to The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date listed above. Please submit details of 3 referees and include your CV and publication list with your application. If you need help, please call Sian Gale (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 2750 or email [email protected] Please quote reference 2000922JW on all correspondence.

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