Professor or Associate Professor, and Chair of the School of Psychology University of Waikato New Zealand

Professor or Associate Professor, and Chair of the School of Psychology

School of Psychology

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

The School of Psychology is seeking to appoint a continuing full-time Professor or Associate Professor in Psychology who would also be appointed as Chair of the School of Psychology for a three year period. The appointee will contribute to undergraduate teaching and post graduate programmes in Psychology and the academic leadership of the School as a whole.

The School of Psychology is currently in a rebuilding phase. The School offers a broad undergraduate education in Psychology, with a range of specialised programmes at graduate level, including Masters and PhD degrees and several programmes that lead to registration as a professional psychologist.

Applications are invited from people with expertise in any areas of Psychology relevant to the programmes offered by the School. Responsibilities will include maintaining a productive and active research programme, teaching undergraduate and postgraduate papers (courses), supervising postgraduate student research, and providing academic leadership to the School of Psychology.

Requirements include a research-based PhD in Psychology, experience in undergraduate teaching and graduate supervision, and a strong research record of sustained excellence at a national and international level commensurate with appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor.

The current salary range for Professors is NZ$137,563 upwards and Associate Professors is NZ$122,280 to $135,018 per year dependent on qualifications and experience. Note - the rank of Associate Professor in the New Zealand university system is equivalent to the rank of Professor in the North American and some other systems.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to the Acting Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences email:

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