Lecturer in Behavioural Psychology

Location
Waikato, New Zealand
Posted
Friday, 7 May 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 21 May 2021
Ref
410127
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Te Kura Whatu Oho Mauri,School of Psychology

Te Wānanga o Ngā Kete,Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences

Ko waimātou? - Who are we?

The School of Psychology offers a range of specialisations within psychology at graduate level, including programmes which lead to registration as a psychologist. It enables students to study Psychology with significant flexibility to tailor learning and qualifications to suit individual needs. For example Psychology can be taken as a major for the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Sciences and Bachelor of Science - unlike any other university in New Zealand.

The School of Psychology offers a vibrant and dynamic research environment. In additional to behavioural psychology, our team of 20 academic staff specialises in areas as diverse as environmental psychology, clinical psychology, social and organisational psychology, community and health psychology, as well as cognitive and developmental psychology.

Ngākōreromōtetūranga - About the role

We are seeking a Lecturer in Behavioural Psychology. The specific research area within behaviour analysis is open and could encompass environmental research, animal behaviour, or learning in children and adolescence, amongst other possibilities. A rich understanding of behaviour analysis is fundamental to success in this role. We require a person to enable and sustain relationships with our external partners related to supervision of our MappPsy(BA) and PGDipPracPsyc(ABA) programmes. Specifically, this role requires the applicant to provide professional supervision, mentoring and teaching to students enrolled in the PGDipPracPsych (ABA).

For more information about the School of Psychology see https://www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/about/psychology

Ko waikoe? - Who are you?

You will need to have a PhD in Psychology. You will also have:

  • a post graduate qualification, or proven expertise in Behaviour Analysis;
  • be registered, or have the ability to register, with the NZ Psychologist Board as a registered Psychologist;
  • a current practicing certificate in Psychology;
  • evidence of ability to conduct and publish quality research.

Prior proven teaching skills at a tertiary level and good organisation, administration and interpersonal skills are also required.

He aha ngā take me tonomai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

Our University provides a unique and satisfying work environment with many benefits to our staff including study opportunities, generous superannuation and leave provisions. Current salary will be in the range of $77,402 to $93,220 per year.

This position is permanent and full-time.

Closing Date: 21 May 2021

Vacancy Number: 410127

For more information and to apply, visit www.jobs.waikato.ac.nz

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