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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology
Department of Psychology

University of Canterbury

Christchurch New Zealand
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology

Department of Psychology
College of Science

Applications are invited for a continuing (equivalent to tenured) position in the subject area of Developmental Psychology. The appointment will be made at the level of Lecturer (equivalent to USA Assistant Professor) or Senior Lecturer (equivalent to USA Associate Professor). Applicants should make it clear which level of appointment they are seeking.

Applicants with an active research programme in any area of Developmental Psychology will be considered. Applicants will have a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology or a closely-related area and have demonstrated, or show clear potential, in scholarly and research achievements. University level teaching experience in the area of Developmental Psychology is desirable.

The Department has a strong history of supporting high quality research and offers:

•Excellent facilities for developmental research, including a special facility on the edge of campus set up for family/child interviews and observations (the Child Development House), and a first class animal facility

• A history of supporting productive developmental research Partnership with the NZ Institute of Brain Research and access to a 3T scanner (so long as operating costs can be met)

• A history of collaboration with the Christchurch Health and Development study and other developmental and paediatric researchers in NZ

• Opportunities to collaborate within the Department and across the University.

Further details can be found at www.psyc.canterbury.ac.nz

Enquiries of an academic nature may be made to Professor Simon Kemp at Simon.kemp@canterbury.ac.nz

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of recent research achievements, an outline of the applicant's medium-term research goals, summaries of teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact details of three referees.

Located on a picturesque campus, the University offers an extensive range of services and facilities, inclusive of library and art collections, child-care centres, health centre, recreation centre, pharmacy, bookshop and cafés. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a world class, diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development. For more information about the benefits of joining the University of Canterbury please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is: 12 April 2013 (NZ time).

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

When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Employment Network.

Ad has been online since January 23, 2013
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