June 19, 2024

Clinical Professions

Location:  Bedford Square, London

Salary:  £47,719 to £56,529 per annum pro rata – including London Allowance  

Clinical Lecturer supplement of £8,588 pro-rata per annum will be payable in addition to salary.

Post Type: Part Time

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Monday 08 January 2024

Reference: 1223-511

Part-Time, Permanent (28 hours per week)

We are very pleased to announce the availability of a lectureship (0.8WTE) on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. We are able to offer candidates the opportunity to work within the academic, research or clinical streams of the Course, with opportunities for supervising doctoral and masters level research in a clinical area of their choice. Those appointed will have the opportunity to develop their interests in applied areas of clinical psychology and have a role in organizing one aspect of the Course, for example,   practice placements, equality and diversity initiatives or student recruitment. 

It is a really exciting time for clinical psychology, with another substantial expansion of training, and the posts offer an opportunity to develop the Course in line with current and future NHS priorities. The Royal Holloway DClinPsy is a large well-respected training programme with an existing BABCP CBT pathway and a systemic pathway currently being piloted. The post-holders will join an innovative and supportive team of 20 academic staff with a range of expertise across child, adult, learning disability, health, older-adult and neuropsychology specialities. Students’ clinical experience spans North Thames services and working effectively with a range of NHS Trusts will be essential. Staff and student research is well supported within a vibrant Psychology Department, which is ranked in the top 5 psychology departments for research in the country. 

This permanent post is offered part Part-Time, up to a maximum of 0.8WTE. We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package with generous annual leave and staff development opportunities, including a higher education teaching qualification.The posts are offered as professional practice contracts with a clinical market supplement and applicants are required to be HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologists with a recognised qualification in clinical psychology. 

Ideally, we would appoint those with some clinical or research experience, but we are open to considering newly qualified clinical psychology graduates. BABCP or AFT accreditation would be an advantage. 

Information about our existing research and teaching programmes can be found here: 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

Informal enquiries regarding these posts can be directed to the DClinPsy Course Director, Professor Helen Pote h.pote@rhul.ac.uk or DClinPsy Deputy Course Director, Dr Kate Theodore Kate.Theodore@rhul.ac.uk 

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk 

Candidates should indicate on their application form, what number of days they are applying for (ranging up to a maximum of 0.8WTE).

Please quote the reference: 1223-511

Closing Date:   23:59, 8 January 2024  

Interview Date: 15 January 2024

Further details:   

Job Description     Person Specification    

The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.


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