Free open Job in Australasia Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at University of Auckland, New Zealand

The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the largest and most highly ranked science faculty in New Zealand. The Faculty of Science is ranked among the top 90 science faculties worldwide by the QS World University Rankings. The 10 departments and schools that form the Faculty of Science represent the breadth and diversity of science in our modern world.

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School of Psychology
The School of Psychology is the largest in New Zealand and has international research leaders across a wide range of research fields, including cognitive neuroscience and social, clinical, developmental, behavioural, and evolutionary psychology. We have professional postgraduate programmes in clinical psychology, applied behaviour analysis, and speech science. The School has extensive research space and a significant investment in research infrastructure, and has just moved into a new building with state-of-the-art facilities. We strive to be an inclusive and collaborative community of scholars.

The position
We are inviting applications for a lectureship in Developmental Psychology (equivalent to tenure-track Assistant Professor). Appointees should have a PhD in Psychology or a related discipline and demonstrated research achievements related to Developmental Psychology. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research area focusses on development in early childhood and/or adolescence and can connect with existing research and teaching strengths in the School (for more information, see our web page at 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. A willingness to contribute to the teaching of Research Methods and/or Statistics would also be an advantage. Appointees should also have the capacity to teach students from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

For more details, contact the Head of the School of Psychology, Prof Ian kirk (

Applications close on Monday 8 January 2018. All applications must be made online –

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