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Director of Charlie Waller Institute/ Professor in Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF29376

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 20/09/2019

Job live date: 20/06/2019

Salary: Competitive market rate

Employment type: AR-Academic (Professor)

Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences

Division: Charlie Waller Institute

Hours per week: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-Time, Permanent

The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences at the University of Reading is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to lead the Charlie Waller Institute (CWI) for Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment. The Director of CWI will oversee the delivery of the Institute’s esteemed portfolio of training programmes for clinicians and will strengthen the School’s research profile in the area of evidence-based psychological treatments.

Applicants will be clinical academics with in-depth knowledge of theory and practice of evidence-based psychological treatments including CBT and will have experience of managing and directing IAPT training courses. Applicants will have an established or emerging international reputation in their research field and should be able to contribute to the highly collaborative, inter-disciplinary and collegiate working environment at Reading.

You will have:

  • Accreditation by BABCP OR Professional registration as a psychologist with HCPC
  • In-depth knowledge of Adult IAPT and/or CYP Mental Health programmes & how these are funded
  • Experience of clinical practice, teaching, training and supervision in an HE context
  • Recognition as an emerging or established researcher among the international community
  • Excellent leadership, management and organisational skills

Interview date: TBC

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Joint Head of School

Contact role:

Joint Head of School

Contact name:

Prof Carmel Houston-Price

Contact name:

Dr Graham Schafer 

Contact phone:

+44 (0) 118 378 6795

Contact phone:

+44 (0) 118 378 7550

Contact email:

Contact email:


The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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