Senior Lecturer/Clinical Practice Director – DClinPsy)

The above 0.6fte post is available immediately on an open-ended permanent contract in the DClinPGR Portfolio of Programmes within the Department of Psychology

The role

Our DClinPsy Doctoral Training Programme in Clinical Psychology accredited by the BPS and approved by the HCPC is seeking to appoint a new Senior Lecturer who will make a significant contribution to the leadership and management of the DClinPsy with particular emphasis on clinical practice elements of the DClinPsy.

This is an exceptional opportunity for professional and career development. If you are interested in shaping the clinical development of trainee clinical psychologists and as a result positively influencing the next generations of our profession we are interested in you! The post is open to all HCPC Practitioner Psychologists and you will be become part of a dynamic and supportive Programme senior management team. The post holder is accountable to external PSRBs (BPS, HCPC) for maintaining governance compliance and reports to the DClinPsy Programme Director.

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 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

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 through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 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. Exeter is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City. In 2019, Devon was voted as having the best quality of life of anywhere in England and Wales, making it a popular choice for both work and study.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity at Exeter

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Since 2019, the university has also signed an Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.                                                              


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

The closing date for applications is 10th October 2021. Interviews are expected to take place on the 19th of October 2021.

For further information please contact Professor Ken Laidlaw on [email protected].