The Psychological Society of Ireland



The Psychological Society of Ireland,
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Head of Department of Psychology Fulltime, Permanent Post


Mary Immaculate College (MIC) is an autonomous, university-level, Catholic College of Education and the Liberal Arts. Founded in 1898, and linked academically with the University of Limerick, MIC is the oldest higher education institution in Limerick. Significant expansion in recent decades has seen the College’s offerings proliferate across two impressive campuses, one based in the heart of Limerick City and one in Thurles, Co. Tipperary. The diverse student community is made up of more than 5,000 learners, participating in nine undergraduate degree programmes and a multiplicity of postgraduate opportunities extending to doctoral level. Academic staff are engaged in a wide range of research interests which underpins all teaching and learning at the College.

Applications are invited for the following position:

Head of Department of Psychology
Fulltime, Permanent Post

The post of Head of the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, is a full-time, permanent appointment at Senior Lecturer level commencing in Autumn Semester 2017.

This is a most exciting opportunity to lead a team developing the subject Psychology in the College. As Head of Department, the appointee will be responsible for the teaching, management and delivery of Psychology modules and programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Psychology and other programmes that the College may offer or support. The successful applicant may also be required to participate in the development of such programmes in Psychology as the College may from time to time determine.

As Head of Department, the appointee will be responsible for the academic administration of the Department. He/she must have strongly developed research interests, and have experience in academic administration, including syllabus design, delivery and assessment of programmes in Psychology. The appointee must have the ability to work with and direct the work of others in the Department. He/she will report to the Dean of Arts and will work collaboratively as a member of the Arts Faculty Management Committee. The successful applicant will be expected to collaborate closely on any programmes that are delivered on an interfaculty basis.

Full details on this post, including how to apply are available on the College’s website . Please refer to the application and selection process before making an application.

Salary: €66,733 to €86,874 p.a.

Mary Immaculate College is an equal opportunities employer.
Cuirfear fáilte roimh iarratais ó dhaoine go bhfuil dearcadh dearfach acu i leith na Gaeilge.

Closing date is 2pm on Friday, 28th July, 2017

Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of information supplied.
Canvassing will disqualify.


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