Faculty Position in Psychology Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Spain

Faculty position, specializing in personality, psychological
assessment and treatment (UOC Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences)

The UOC is an innovative university that is rooted in Catalonia and open to the world.
Its mission is to provide lifelong learning enabling the progress of both individuals and
society as a whole.

The UOC's strategic plan is to be a university that, as part of the worldwide network of
universities, drives the creation of a global knowledge space and conducts cutting-edge
research in the knowledge society.

The UOC has its own unique model of education, which is innovative, student-centred,
and provides quality training that can be customized to students' individual needs,
enhancing their competitiveness and contributing to the progress of society.
The person selected will join the UOC's Faculty of Psychology and Education
Sciences, in a full-time role as part of the psychology team.

Responsibilities:

UOC faculty promote and direct distance learning in their fields of expertise. Particular
attention must be given to the preparation of programmes of study, course contents
and teaching materials, as well as the supervision and coordination of students'
learning processes. Faculty members are also responsible for driving innovation,
especially in terms of methods and techniques used in distance learning and research
activities in their fields of expertise.

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The person selected will join the UOC's Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences
in a full-time role, specializing in the field of personality, psychological assessment and
treatment.

The Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences is currently working on
consolidating the quality of teaching on its existing programmes, and on developing
new proposals for postgraduate studies. We are looking for candidates who will
contribute to these objectives, specifically in the field of personality, assessment and
psychological treatment. Candidates should be able to accredit university-level
teaching experience in the field clinical and/or general psychology. The candidate may
be required to teach in both bachelor's degree and master's degree programmes and
to contribute to the development and deployment of the new programmes. For this
reason, versatility within the field will be a plus, as with our new programmes we are
seeking to integrate different theoretical positions from the field of psychology. Training
and professional healthcare experience applying an integrative approach and an open
attitude towards different theoretical positions within psychology will be valued highly.

The contract will be permanent and full-time. The successful candidate will work inhouse and should be available to start as soon as the recruitment process is
completed.

The place of work will be the UOC's 22@ centre, Rambla del Poblenou 156, Barcelona.

Requirements:

● PhD in psychology, in the field of personality, psychological assessment and
treatment.
● University teaching experience in clinical and/or general psychology.
● Professional experience in clinical and/or general psychology.
● Accreditation as a practitioner of general psychology (eg University Master's
Degree in General Health Psychology) or of clinical psychology.
● Knowledge and experience of teaching methodology, ie course design,
planning and running of teaching activities, and design of teaching materials
and assessment tools.
● A results-oriented approach combined with strong organization and planning
abilities.
● A high level of initiative and the ability to influence people.
● Good interpersonal skills as well as good verbal and written communication
skills, in Catalan and Spanish.
● Ability to work in innovative environments.
● A continuous improvement approach.
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Also of interest:

● Experience of teaching master's degrees in general health psychology.
● Postgraduate training and professional experience in clinical psychology, applying
an integrative approach and an open attitude toward different theoretical
positions within psychology.
● Formal accreditation of teaching and research career.
● Experience in innovative university environments.
● Teaching and/or professional experience relating to the use of digital technologies
in psychology.
● International experience in teaching or research in the aforementioned field.
Application:
Applicants should email their CV and a letter of motivation (no more than one
page in length) to seleccio@uoc.edu with the reference PRAPETRA19 in the
subject field.

Deadline for applications:
The deadline for applications is 25 July 2019.


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