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Lecturer in Sport Psychology at the University of Auckland

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Job ID: 18568
Campus: Tamaki Campus
Full/Part-time: Full-time
Permanent/Fixed Term: Permanent
Faculty of Science – Department of Exercise Sciences

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 90 science facilities 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.

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. Auckland offers a diverse range of employment and leisure options, including easy access to high quality schools which prepare students extremely well for the transition to university.

The Department of Exercise Sciences is New Zealand’s top ranked academic programme in sport and exercise science. The main purpose of the department is to increase the understanding of human movement and its relation to sport, exercise and health

The Department of Exercise Sciences is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic academic with experience in Sport and Exercise Psychology to fill a newly created Lecturer position in Sport Psychology.

The successful candidate will:

  • possess a PhD in an appropriate discipline along with postdoctoral work demonstrating excellence in teaching, scholarship, and success in acquiring research funding.
  • be skilled and practised in research informed undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in sport and exercise psychology. Success in supervision of postgraduate research students will be an important attribute of your academic profile.
  • coordinate and lead the teaching of courses in their specialist area at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Collaboration through teaching and research within and beyond the department is expected.
    be expected to continue and extend an active research programme including links to external stakeholders, supported by external research funding and/or contract revenues.
  • contribute to departmental committees and the service functions of the department and faculty. These contributions can include academic and pastoral care, especially for undergraduate students; development of course material; delivery of practical classes, demonstrations and workshops; marking and assessment.

This position is based at the Tamaki Campus. The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students.

Applications for this role close on Monday 16 January 2017

Source: The University of Auckland

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