Five Open Rank Opportunities within the School of Psychology
- Open rank recruitment for Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor or Professor academic positions within Te Kura Whatu Oho Mauri, the School of Psychology (equivalent to Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in North America)
- We are looking to make five appointments, all based at our modern Tauranga campus
- To extend our capacity to deliver Māori and Pacific psychology content, we strongly encourage applications from Māori and/or Pasifika candidates
Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role
In response to significant growth in student numbers, particularly in Tauranga, Te Kura Whatu Oho Mauri, the School of Psychology, is embarking on a significant phase of expansion. We seek five new academic staff to join the team. Successful applicants will join existing staff in Tauranga – a beautiful, small harbour city – and boost Psychology’s capacity to conduct high-impact research and teach students from undergraduate to postgraduate levels in our new facilities. We are committed to a School that represents our communities, and so we strongly encourage people from Māori and Pasifika communities to apply. We welcome applications from interested candidates in any psychological subdiscipline, especially candidates whose research would extend, or expand, our strengths.
These full-time roles (37.5 hours a week) are Monday to Friday based on our Tauranga campus. Salary and rank of each appointment will be based on skills, knowledge and experience brought to the position.
Salary ranges associated with each rank are as follows:
For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Tim Edwards, Acting Head of School, [email protected]
Ko wai koe? – Who are you?
You will need to have a PhD in Psychology or an equivalent discipline.
You will also have a track record of accomplishment in line with your rank, including:
- Evidence of your ability to conduct and publish quality research
- Experience teaching at a tertiary level
- Excellent organisational, administration, and interpersonal skills
Ko wai mātou? – Who are we?
Te Kura Whatu Oho Mauri has a large and successful undergraduate major with minors offered in Kaupapa Māori Psychology and in Forensic Psychology. In addition to Masters and PhD postgraduate offerings, we also provide a range of specialisations within psychology at postgraduate level, including programmes which lead to registration as a psychologist in New Zealand.
The School features a friendly and supportive research environment. It hosts the Māori and Psychology Research Unit (MPRU) which provides critical research that focuses on Māori communities.
He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? – Why should you apply for this position?
If the idea of joining a rapidly growing School and helping to forge change appeals to you, then we want you to be part of our success! Our University stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused, international education and an active player in global research. Our rankings reflect these strengths. Working with us means you’ll enjoy a satisfying work environment with many benefits.
At Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, the University of Waikato, we embrace equity and diversity; therefore, we strongly encourage applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply.
Applications close on Friday, 11 August 2023.
Requisition number: 1000696