Jobs at the University of Plymouth

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Work at a place where you feel valued and enjoy spending time. An environment where imagination is important and creativity counts. Work with us.

Placed second in the UK in the Times Highers’ global young universities, we’re focused on building on our strengths and have a number of roles where we are seeking people who can bring fresh perspectives and new ideas.

At the University of Plymouth, you’ll find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to ring the changes and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive community.

Employing over 3,000 staff, whatever your expertise and ambition, we’ve got a career opportunity to match. From academic, teaching and research positions to technical, management and administrative roles, you’ll find opportunities at every level, across all our campuses.

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. 

As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in building our impressive reputation in education, innovation and research.

In return, we’ll support, nurture and reward you with generous benefits, from training and development to childcare and flexible working. 

Find out more about the benefits we offer you.

Search our current vacancies in academic and professional roles at the University of Plymouth, by selecting one of our vacancy lists.*

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HR Business Partner

Valuing the different contributions that the talented people who visit, work and study with us bring, sits at the heart of what makes the University of Plymouth so special. We are looking for an experienced HR professional to join this inclusive and inspiring university community. HR Business Partners in this team provide a vital strategic interface between the HR function and faculty/professional service areas. The HRBP translates the University's HR strategy and standards in a way that meets local needs whilst honouring and contributing to the delivery of the University's strategic priorities. If you are already an experienced HR professional working at senior level within a complex organisation, as well as a strong team player who thrives amidst change, then we'd love to hear from you.

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Roles within the School of Psychology

The School of Psychology are looking to make a number of appointments to support its delivery of postgraduate and undergraduate teaching and research in Clinical and Applied Psychology. 

Each of the posts below is available either as stand-alone part-time positions, or in combination with another of the posts, to create a full-time position. We welcome applications for any of these positions, in any combination full-time of the roles for those suitably qualified. 

Clinical Director (0.5 FTE)
Salary: £64,789 to £73,841 per annum, pro-rata
The salary for this position will comprise of the University Grade 9 scale of £50,132 to £58,089 per annum, pro-rata and including a Market Supplement payment. This supplement will be dependent on the successful applicants Clinical AMPS salary point, the amount being from £14,657 to £15,752 per annum, pro-rata.
Contract: Permanent, 0.5 FTE.

Associate Professor in Applied Psychology (0.5 FTE)
Salary: Grade 9, £50,132 - £58,593 per annum, pro-rata.
Contract: Permanent, 0.5 FTE.

Senior Clinical Research Tutor (0.5 FTE)
Salary: £47,139 to £58,539 per annum, pro-rata
The salary for this position will comprise of the University Grade 8 scale of £40,792 to £48,677 per annum, pro-rata and including a Market Supplement payment. This supplement will be dependent on the successful applicants Clinical AMPL salary point, the amount being from £6,347 to £9,862 per annum, pro-rata.
Contract: Permanent, 0.5 FTE.

Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology (0.5 FTE)
Salary: Grade 9, £50,132 - £58,593 per annum, pro-rata.
Contract: Permanent, 0.5 FTE

What does Plymouth and its surrounding area have to offer?

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Plymouth city centre from the Hoe

Our diverse community

Equality and diversity is the glue that holds us together

Welcoming you in. Helping you stay motivated and healthy. Considering your future. We value your contribution to the University and reward you from the outset.

We want healthy, happy, fulfilled employees who love coming to work. That’s why, whether you've just joined us, or have worked with us throughout your career, we offer a raft of incentives and rewards.

Become part of a team where everyone makes a difference, and enjoy a host of valuable benefits designed to enhance your lifestyle at work, and at home.

Learn more about our welcoming and inclusive community

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