Lecturer in Personality Psychology

University of Canterbury, New Zealand - Department of Psychology

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

The Department of Psychology are inviting applications for a continuing position of Lecturer (equivalent to USA Assistant Professor) in Psychology, specifically in the area of Personality and Individual Differences. The desired start date is June 1, 2018.

In this role you will undertake high quality research, teaching and supervision of postgraduate students therefore you will be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and have a record of high research productivity in any area of Personality and Individual Differences, including those that intersect with personality (e.g. social psychology, organizational psychology, applied psychology). It is desirable that candidates have expertise in advanced research methods to support this core aspect of our curriculum. Candidates will be required to demonstrate appropriate potential for research and academic leadership as well as obtaining external research funding.

To be successful in this role you will also have:

  • a Ph.D. in Psychology
  • demonstrated, or shown clear potential, in scholarly and research achievements
  • university level teaching experience in the area of Personality and Individual Differences is desirable
  • a record of high research productivity appropriate to the level and intention to seek external research funding
  • ability to attract and supervise postgraduate students.

Further details on the Department of Psychology can be found at www.psyc.canterbury.ac.nz

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of 'People Prepared to Make a Difference'. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is: Friday, 3 November 2017.

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, CV and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online.

Should you wish to e-mail any additional attachments or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Nikki Gibbs, Recruitment Coordinator, nikki.gibbs@canterbury.ac.nz

Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting Head of Department, Psychology, Associate Professor Katharina Naswall, katharina.naswall@canterbury.ac.nz

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

To learn more about working & living in New Zealand, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/new-zealand

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