Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Health Psychology

 The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading University, with a turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ's largest employers, and we're ranked in the top 100 Universities in the world.* To find out more about us, visit

 The Department of Psychological Medicine within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland is seeking applications for a tenurable Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Health Psychology to direct the health psychology practitioner programme. The candidate will be expected to undertake both teaching and research.

 The Role:

  • The primary responsibility in this position is to direct and teach the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Psychology.
  • This programme aims to train students in the skills necessary to function as health psychologists working in health care settings and provides a route to registration with the NZ Psychologists Board.
  • The role will involve supervision within the Masters and PhD health psychology programmes in the Department as well as supervision of internships in healthcare settings.
  • The position also entails some University administrative duties.

 Requisite Experience:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a recognised postgraduate qualification (PhD) in health psychology or a closely related field, as well as a qualification as a health psychologist or clinical psychologist;
  • Be a registered psychologist in New Zealand (or be registerable);
  • Have experience working as a psychologist in healthcare settings and potentially be able to work in these settings in New Zealand;
  • Have undertaken research with a track record of peer reviewed publications; and
  • Have had experience in post-graduate teaching and in clinical supervision.


The successful candidate will join an internationally recognised group of health psychologists with active research programmes within the Department of Psychological Medicine.

 In addition, we offer a competitive salary, five weeks' annual leave per year, and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.

 Auckland's harbour setting, magnificent beaches and verdant bush make it a great place to study and work, while the University's close proximity to New Zealand's major businesses and hospitals enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their field. The pace is relaxed, the people are friendly, and with a diverse range of leisure options and high quality schools it is easy to understand why New Zealand is continually ranked as one of the best places in the world to live and raise a family. For more information on moving to New Zealand, visit

 For more details about this vacancy, contact the Associate Professor Elizabeth Broadbent ( Apply today!

 Salary Level: Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor

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 Applications close on Sunday, 19 March 2017.

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