Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology

Updated: 4 months ago

« Back to Jobs
Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology
  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Tue Dec 13 22:08:09 2022
  • 5081

  • Do you have demonstrated experience in supervising student research at Masters and/or PhD level?
  • Are you looking for a full-time academic vacancy for a Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology?
  • Have you got proven ability to work and engage with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Wāhanga Tātai Hauora—Wellington Faculty of Health is currently recruiting a Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology for Te Kura Tātai Hauora—School of Health

Key Responsibilities

  • Play an active role in the development of health psychology content in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the School of Health.
  • Conduct research to a world-class standard in health psychology and wellbeing, attracting postgraduate students, collaborating with other researchers and seeking external research funding.
  • Develop learning and teaching in health psychology, including developing relevant course content that incorporates Māori and Pasifika perspectives, undertaking course coordination, and supervising students.
  • Contribute to the development of the School’s wider academic and strategic direction and planning.
  • Contribute to the University’s Te Tiriti o Waitangi and equity priorities
  • Contribute to the university’s engagement with stakeholders, particularly in respect of health agencies, including with government, district health boards and partners relevant to our capital city location.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

You will be an active researcher, with a PhD in a relevant field and a record of peer-reviewed journal publications commensurate with the level of appointment.

Key requirements:

  • Demonstrated evidence of a high standard of teaching in a relevant field at tertiary level.
  • Demonstrated experience in supervising student research at Masters and/or PhD level
  • Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Commitment to the academic discipline and to service to the University, the wider community and, where appropriate, the profession.
  • Evidence of successfully attracting competitive internal and/or national level funding for research activities.
  • Demonstrated evidence of the use of technology and innovation to enhance teaching and research.

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

The Faculty of Health was established in 2017 to support the University’s vision of Improving Health and Wellbeing in our Communities. Te Kura Tātai Hauora—School of Health launched the Bachelor of Health in 2018, with major subjects in Health Psychology; Population Health, Policy and Service Delivery; Health Promotion; and Health Informatics. The Master of Health began in 2019, in 2021 we launched a new Master of Health Psychology programme and in 2023 the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Psychology Practice will commence.
You will join a growing, multidisciplinary School with a team that is committed to the University’s te Tiriti o Waitangi and equity obligations and values collaboration, innovative thinking, excellence in teaching, and critical and transformational engagement.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 25 Jan 2023

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with , Head of School. But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

Download and complete the University Application Form .

Then, please combine your cover letter, CV and the University Application Form into a single file (preferably in pdf format).

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert. Follow the process to enter your contact details and attach your combined file (CV, cover letter and the University application form) using the “CV/Resume” button.

If you have any issues uploading your application, please email the completed application form, cover letter and CV to  stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

Apply Now

View or Apply

Similar Positions