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Vacancy: Professor or Associate Professor in Critical Health Psychology

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Location: Albany, Wellington, Palmerston North
Term: Permanent
Grade: Commensurate with skills and experience
Salary: TBA
Applications close: 30 May 2018, 11.45pm

Massey University School of Psychology – Te Kura Hinengaro Tangata – offers degree programmes to doctoral level in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and in the College of Science, and contributes to degree programmes in the College of Health. The School has a strong international reputation for producing world-leading research in critical health psychology, and an established and successful postgraduate programme in the subject.

Applications are invited for an energetic academic with drive and passion to join the School in a leadership role to play a key role in developing the University’s profile in the field of critical health psychology and furthering our profile in the discipline internationally. As the successful candidate you will be instrumental in achieving our vision to be the defining Applied School of Psychology for Australasia and the South Pacific that makes a difference in individual and collective lives.

To be successful in appointment you will be a scholar of distinction with an outstanding record of published research, research leadership, and PhD supervision. You will be passionate about collaborative development and implementation of research strategy, have demonstrated success attracting external research funding and have ability to integrate research perspectives into teaching. You will have proven ability in critical social science methodologies and methods and have demonstrated experience in qualitative research methodologies.

Candidates will have a primary research and teaching specialty in critical health psychology. Additional interests and insight into the role of ethnocultural diversity in individual and population health would be beneficial, as would be aptitude and competence in course pedagogy.

With the flexibility to be based at one of our three campus locations in Wellington, Auckland, or Palmerston North this role also offers a supportive self-determinant environment that embraces innovative research. Appointment will be on the Professor or Associate Professor scale at a level commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Enquiries regarding Critical Health Psychology can be directed to Professor Kerry Chamberlain, email: k.chamberlain@massey.ac.nz

Should you require clarification on any aspect of this position, please contact Head of School, Associate Professor Ross Flett, email: r.a.flett@massey.ac.nz

Information about the School of Psychology and the University can be accessed via this link and in this link.


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