Senior Lecturer (Academic Lead - SWP) (Education and Scholarship)

University of Exeter
July 11, 2024
Offerd Salary:£49,794 to £64,914
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £49,794 to £64,914 on Grade G pro rata per annum, depending on qualifications and experience. This post may attract a Market Supplement to NHS AfC Band 8b depending on qualifications and experience.


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

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Senior Lecturer (Academic Lead - SWP) (Education and Scholarship)

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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences


This new part-time (0.6 FTE) post is available from 1 October 2024 until 31 December 2025 on a fixed term basis as part of Cedar within Psychology at the University of Exeter. We anticipate extending the post beyond that point subject to expected funding.

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

Summary of the role

The faculty wishes to recruit a Senior Lecturer (Academic Lead) to support the delivery of the Senior Wellbeing Practitioner for Children and Young People (SWP).

Due to the continued expansion of the CYP Low Intensity training programmes we are looking for a committed, experienced, and motivated individual with the relevant post-graduate teaching experience and low-intensity qualifications to become part of the Cedar clinical education team. The post will include supporting the continued academic design, development, and delivery of the SWP and, where required, EMHP and CWP Supervisors training modules / programmes, applying innovative and appropriate teaching and course delivery techniques and strategies. The post will involve working with the SWP Programme Lead, EMHP and CWP Supervisors academic team and Director of Portfolio to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the SWP training programme. The successful candidate will implement and monitor academic processes in line with developments to the national SWP curriculum and in accordance University policy and strategy 2030.

About you

For a Senior Lecturer post you will:

  • Be recognised as a scholar or teacher and possess an in-depth understanding of children and young people's mental health delivery and related clinical education to enable the development of new knowledge and understanding within the field.

  • Have a consistent track record of excellent teaching across a variety of modules and levels within your discipline as might be expected of a very experienced HE Teacher.

  • Contribute to the design, development and delivery a range of modules or programmes at various levels; applying innovative and appropriate teaching techniques; identifying sources of funding and securing funds for own scholarly activities and providing academic leadership to those working within programme areas.

  • Be expected to work towards Principle Fellow of the HEA and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

    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 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – 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 Creative City

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    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.

    We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

    Further information

    For further information please contact Prof Jonathan Parker by email at [email protected]

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