Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Dublin Harbour, LEINSTER
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 30 Jan 2023

Applications are invited for a permanent part-time (0.5 FTE) appointment as Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology at the UCD School of Psychology.

The UCD School of Psychology

UCD is a dynamic research-intensive university that is at the forefront of research and teaching activities across a wide range of disciplines. The UCD School of Psychology is a national provider of professionally accredited programmes in psychology and internationally recognised for its contribution to research. All faculty in the School contribute to research, teaching and academic leadership and administration. Details of our research activities are available at and the School has identified the following strategic research themes: 

  • Affective, Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Group Processes and Social Inclusion
  • Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Resilience

The Position

Applicants for this position must have a doctorate in clinical psychology, or a PhD in psychology and an accredited professional qualification in clinical psychology, as well as teaching, research, and administrative experience relevant to clinical psychology. The postholder will contribute to the School's graduate and undergraduate programmes though teaching and administrative roles relevant to their areas of expertise, and to research activity within the School. Applicants are expected to have a programme of research relative to their experience to date, in line with the expectations of an associate professor position, which contributes to the School's strategic research themes above. The School is committed to research-led education, so the programme of research should support and inform high quality teaching and training in their field, and lead innovations in research and teaching, with the capacity to inform policy and practice.

The School has very good facilities for experimental and applied research, with research centres/groups including the UCD Centre for Disability Studies, Pesky gNATs (CBT for young people), the Youth Mental Health Lab, and the Psychology of Psychosis Lab. The School has extensive interdisciplinary research links to several university teaching hospitals and other service providers in the disability and health sectors. We have developed formal agreements with organisations including St Michael's House Disability Services and LauraLynn Children's Hospice. We are committed to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) and recently received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award.

95 Associate Professor Salary scale: 75,662 - 106,851 per annum (pro rata)

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 30th January 2023.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned. Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: Contract.pdf .

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: .

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