Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Behavioural Science)

University of Otago - Department of Psychological Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine

Applications are invited from appropriately qualified and enthusiastic candidates for a confirmation path, part-time 0.5 position at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level, in the Behavioural Science Team of the Department of Psychological Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine.

The University of Otago is one of New Zealand’s largest and most research-intensive universities.

It is a leader across all fields of academic endeavour regularly topping the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission’s education performance indicators.

The role
The successful candidate will participate fully in the Department’s research and teaching activities. Teaching duties consist of a contribution to the undergraduate medical curriculum, focusing on mental disorders, behavioural medicine and developmental psychology. Other teaching may also be required. Candidates will be expected to develop an independent and productive research programme.

Skills and experience

  • A research degree (PhD) in psychology
  • A clinical psychology qualification (distinct advantage)
  • An established pattern of completed research (distinct advantage)

Further details
This is a permanent confirmation path part-time position (0.5 FTE).

Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Kate Scott, Department of Psychological Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, Tel 64 3 4740999 ext 57369, Email kate.scott@otago.ac.nz

How to Apply
Candidates are required to provide:

  • A CV, including employment history
  • A letter of application
  • Three referee contact details

To submit your application please click the apply button below.

Applications quoting reference number 1701061 will close on Thursday, 29 June 2017 2017.


To see a full job description and to apply online go to: www.otago.ac.nz/humanresources/join-otago

Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.

E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.

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