School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing, Te Kura Mahi ?-Hirikapo
Faculty of Science, Te Kaupeka P?taiao
University of Canterbury, Te Whare W?nanga o Waitaha
Located in Christchurch New Zealand, ?tautahi, Aotearoa
Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Continuing (i.e. permanent) position
Generous annual leave provisions and professional development opportunities
Salary range of Grade 2.01 ($82,882) - 2.06 ($100,954)
?u Mahi | What You Will Do
Te Whare W?nanaga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury is seeking to fill a permanent, full-time Pukenga | Lecturer (equivalent to a tenured Assistant Professor in the North American System) post in the discipline of Psychology in Te Kura Mahi ?-Hirikapo | the School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing. The successful candidate will have a strong emerging research record in Developmental Psychology. In this role you will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in developmental psychology; assist with academic initiatives within the School and the University; assist with the supervision of research related to Developmental Psychology; and seek external funding to support staff and student research.
M?u | Who You Are
Applicants should have a PhD in Developmental Psychology or related field. The successful candidate will have an ability and willingness to deliver high quality teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and a commitment to conducting world-class research in an area complementary to the current strengths within our School. We particularly encourage applications from accomplished and emerging researchers in developmental psychology, but particularly in the following: young children's cognitive and social development using applied experimental research methods, developmental disabilities, developmental neuroscience or geropsychology. Whilst these are our preferred research areas to meet gaps in the field, we will also consider strong applicants with other areas of research expertise within developmental psychology. We are looking for a colleague who is able and willing to work collaboratively with the team to continually develop and elevate the profile of Developmental Psychology at the University of Canterbury; update the current curriculum and explore opportunities for online teaching.
The essential selection criteria are:
A PhD in Developmental Psychology.
Research and scholarship in a field relevant to Developmental Psychology, consistent with appointment at Lecturer.
Experience in teaching undergraduate and/or post-graduate students.
Demonstrated ability and ongoing willingness to encourage, facilitate and supervise the research of Honours, Masters, and PhD student on topics related to Developmental Psychology.
Demonstrated potential and willingness to generate external research income.
Demonstrated ability, or potential, to develop and lead innovative research programmes.
Demonstrate an understanding of and/or willingness to learn about bicultural and multicultural issues in Aotearoa New Zealand society, including a commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi, and display a willingness to engage professionally with equity and diversity.
Demonstrated acceptable administration, and/or University and/or professional service contribution.
M?ori and Pasifika candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Mahi Ng?tahi | Who You Will Work With
This position provides the opportunity to be part of, and contribute to, a strong, supportive, and forward-looking School dedicated to excellence in (a) undergraduate and postgraduate education in Psychology, Speech and Audiology; (b) Developmental Psychology research; and (c) to facilitate the use by society of knowledge gained.
For further details on the team and Te Kura Mahi ?-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing can be found here: Psychology, Speech and Hearing
Ng? Painga o UC | Why UC
Tangata T?, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.
UC is committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.