Lecturer (Learning Disabilities convenor) (Education and Scholarship)

University of Exeter
May 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:£40,745
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Contract Type:fixed term basis.
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The starting salary will be from £40,745 per annum pro rata on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience. The post may attract a market supplement, in line with AfC 8a on skills and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Lecturer (Learning Disabilities convenor) (Education and Scholarship)

Job description

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

The above part time (0.2 FTE) post is available from 1 August 2023 until 31 July 2025 on a fixed term basis.

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

The role

The Faculty wishes to recruit a part-time (0.2 fte) Convenor based in Psychology to support the Academic Director with the delivery of the DClinPsy programme.

The main role of the successful candidate will be to develop, convene, and deliver innovative teaching and learning material for the learning disabilities (LD) strand. The LD teaching is delivered across the three years of the curriculum. You will work with the Academic Director to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of teaching programmes in accord with the Faculty's education strategy and within the education objectives specific to the programme. You will also be involved in developing assignments, marking and providing feedback to trainees.

About you

The successful applicant will possess a post graduate doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or its equivalent for those who trained prior to 1996 or those in lateral transfer) as accredited by the BPS and giving eligibility for Chartered Clinical Psychology registration. They will also be HCPC registered. The applicant will also be able to demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development as recommended by the BPS, particularly in the area of LD psychology. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience of teaching in an HE environment.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment.

What we can offer you:

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly;
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development;

  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career;

  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a Fertility Treatment Policy;

  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.

  • The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 and the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities released by Shanghai Rankings).

    Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world- leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We are using the power of our education and research to create a sustainable, healthy and socially just future. Our shared purpose and vision continually moves us forward to make a difference to our people, our communities, our partners and the world around us. Read about our world leading research on Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO City of Literature

    Exeter has been training Clinical Psychologists for over 40 years, and the course has strong links with local NHS Trusts and third sector services. The Streatham Campus, the University's largest site in Exeter, is built around a country estate overlooking the city and is readily acknowledged as one of the most beautiful in the country. All the teaching buildings, together with the sports park, the library, the shops, restaurants, cafés and bars are within walking distance of each other.

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

    For further information please contact Catherine Butler on [email protected].

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