Course Leader of the Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology Programme

Job Title: Course Leader of the Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology Programme
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: County Limerick
Salary: €51,158 to €79,147 p.a.
Job Published: May 26, 2017 10:34

Job Description

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:

Course Leader of the Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology Programme

4-Year, Fixed Term Post

Mary Immaculate College wishes to appoint an Course Leader, Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology programme on a 4 year, fixed term basis, commencing in August 2017.

The Department of Educational Psychology, Inclusion and Special Education, Faculty of Education is seeking applications from dynamic, motivated, experienced educational psychologists. The successful candidate will lead, co-ordinate and play a key role in the delivery of the Doctorate in Educational Psychology (DECPsy) programme. 

The DECPsy programme is a three-year, full-time professional training course. The programme, which is accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland, is designed to prepare trainees for practice as educational psychologists in a range of settings.

Commitment to high-quality teaching and learning in a student-centred environment is important. Enthusiasm for a multi-disciplinary environment is essential as the appointee will be required to liaise with staff across the Faculty. The person appointed must exhibit evidence of strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and continued scholarly activity.

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: €51,158 to €79,147 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 Tuesday 13th June, 2017

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

Canvassing will disqualify.