Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology

Auckland, New Zealand
29 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Te Whiwhinga mahi - The opportunity

We invite applications for a Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Organisational Psychology (equivalent to tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor) to join our team of international research leaders in New Zealand's largest School of Psychology.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a track-record of excellence in research, contribute to postgraduate and undergraduate teaching, as well as research supervision, in Organisational Psychology at the University of Auckland

This is a full-time (40 hour per week), permanent role
The expected start date is 1 February 2023, or shortly thereafter.
Remuneration: (L2 - SL6) $86,979 to $130,988 dependent on experience in research, teaching, and services and leadership.

He kōrero mōu - About you

Appointees should have a PhD in Psychology or a related discipline at the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. Appointees should have a strong record of publication in Organisational Psychology. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research can complement and extend existing strengths within the School (for more information, see our web page at psych.auckland.ac.nz), and who can contribute to the development of our Master of Organisational Psychology programme within the School. We encourage applications from candidates who can strengthen connections with industry partners and the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Auckland.

Applicants will need to demonstrate a capacity for achieving research excellence, gaining external research funds, and contributing to the development of research and teaching programmes within the School. We encourage diversity in our staff and students. Appointees should have the capacity to teach students from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou - What we offer

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world's most liveable cities.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through the following:

  • Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)
  • Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
  • A competitive salary with five weeks' annual leave

In addition, we also offer career development programmes, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information, please visit Staff Benefits.


The University is committed to meeting its obligations under New Zealand's Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students. The University provides on-site early childhood centres for infants and pre-school children and has parental leave and flexible work policies supporting a balance between work, life, family, and caring responsibilities. We invite and encourage applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

For more details, contact the Head of the School of Psychology, Prof Suzanne Purdy (sc.purdy@auckland.ac.nz)

Please note we are happy to answer your questions, but we do not accept applications by email.

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Monday 31st Oct (11.59pm NZT) to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document. Please include a research statement and a description of your teaching philosophy with your application. Teaching evaluations should also be included if these are available.

Additonal information


The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz