Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology

University of Westminster

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week. We are happy to consider this post on a part-time/ job share basis. 

Based in the heart of the West End in Central London, Psychology is taught in the University’s School of Social Sciences, which is situated in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The School has a serious focus on enhancing student experience and learning. We strongly support the University’s commitments to enhancing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. We are committed to diversifying our staff body, decolonising the curriculum, and creating an inclusive community.

Comprising a welcoming community of academic and research colleagues, technical and administrative colleagues, and a diverse, multicultural student population, we teach and carry out research across the full breadth of psychology and the neurosciences. We currently offer BSc Psychology, BSc Psychology and Counselling, BSc Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience and BSc Psychology and Criminology undergraduate programmes as well as MSc Psychology, MSc Health Psychology and MSc Counselling postgraduate programmes. In addition, we have a flourishing PhD programme. All of our taught courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society. 

The post holder is expected to contribute to the teaching of Health Psychology and to supervise PG Health Psychology students. A serious and demonstrable commitment to supporting students from diverse backgrounds and enhancing their university experience is essential. 

Post holders will be expected to teach on both our undergraduate and postgraduate courses as required. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is passionate about both teaching and research. You will already be an established researcher and/or practitioner with experience in Health Psychology.  Preference will be given to candidates who are Health Psychologists registered with the HCPC or are working towards registration.

To discuss this post further please contact Dr Tina Cartwright  [email protected] 

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below. 

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders. 

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 23 June 2023

Interviews are likely to be held on: w/c 5 July 2023

Administrative contact (for queries only): [email protected] 

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