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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Counselling (CBT) x 2

Salary range: 
Lecturer: £35,211 to £40,792 per annum pro rata Senior Lecturer: £42,036 to £50,132 per annum pro rata

There are 2 x part time (0.4fte) positions available, at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level.

The University of Suffolk is seeking two committed, enthusiastic and skilled individuals to contribute to our counselling programme. You will be an experienced and qualified counsellor and teacher, well versed in practice using Cognitive and Behavioural models.  You will be committed to delivering an excellent programme to students and to promoting the profession of counselling. 

The programme currently includes a new BA (Hons) Counselling and a new MSc in CBT & Counselling. The post offers the opportunity to play a key role in these exciting developments.

Our school is all about change, having impact and making a difference.  This is reflected in the range of subjects we teach: psychology, law, social work, criminology, sociology, youth studies, policing and counselling.  Through teaching, research and collaborative enterprise, we focus on student-centred learning and progression, and meaningful engagement with wider professional and academic communities. 

For informal enquiries about this post, please contact Jan Fish on 01473 338018 or

Please use the section criteria in the job descriptions to determine the job level most appropriate to your experience. Please make it clear on your application form, the level for which you are applying. Occasional Saturday working is required; please see the job description/s for information.

Interview date: Thursday 22nd August 2019

Click here for LECTURER Job Description

Click here for SENIOR LECTURER Job Description 

Or click on the Full Job Description box below to access both job descriptions that have been combined in to one document.

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

If you would like to request support or ask questions about any of our vacancies, or us as an employer, please contact us via the email above or by telephoning 01473 338351.

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