College of Life Sciences

Honorary titles in Clinical Psychology

All honorary clinical psychology title holders are expected to make regular contributions to the DClinPsy programme, for which they are not remunerated by the University.

All those awarded honorary titles in Clinical Psychology will normally be expected:

Honorary Clinical Psychology teacher

Required to contribute to the DClinPsy programme in at least two of the following areas:

  • Regular provision of placements
  • Regular teaching
  • Regular involvement in selection as a trained assessor
  • Regular involvement in University-based trainee assessment
  • Involvement in curriculum development activities
  • Committee membership

Honorary lecturer (Clinical Psychology)

In addition to the duties undertaken by an Honorary Clinical Psychology Teacher (as described above), an honorary lecturer will:

  • Be involved in the academic supervision of trainees’ doctoral research (as opposed to field supervisor responsibilities, in which the main role is to facilitate access to participants)
  • Undertake the examination of doctoral research theses and other trainee research output
  • Some individuals may also formally collaborating with course staff on specific research programmes

Consideration for honorary titles at Associate Professor or above must meet the general University criteria.

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