Opportunities in Psychology University of Adelaide Australia

Opportunities in Psychology

•        Prestigious international university
•        Wide range of employee benefits
•        Multiple Academic roles

With an international reputation for conducting world-leading research across a spectrum of areas, the University of Adelaide is consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is a member of the Group of Eight.

The University of Adelaide brings together world-leading researchers from multiple disciplines, supported by modern infrastructure and an innovate culture, to tackle global research challenges.

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. Comprised of five schools and a number of disciplines, research centres and institutes, the faculty is focused on education excellence and innovative research in the health sciences. Programs taught out of the faculty train medical practitioners, dentists, nurses and psychologists and other health professionals and scientists. The faculty boasts one of the largest concentrations of leading researchers, academic teachers and clinical titleholders working across the areas of health and related fields.

The School of Psychology currently comprises approximately 25 academic and research staff, over 100 Clinical Title Holders and Visiting Research Fellows and around 90 Higher Degree by Research (PhD) students, 60 Honours students, and 50 Masters students.  The current number of students enrolled in Year 1 Psychology (as part of the Bachelor of Psychological Science or as an elective) is around 750.  Research in the School, which includes various methodologies, including experimental, quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods, spans across three streams: “Health, Disability and Lifespan”, “Brain and Cognition”, and “Social and Organisational”. 

The School of Psychology offers students a range of accredited pathways to becoming a psychologist.  At postgraduate level, the School is unique in South Australia in offering three professional Master programs leading to registration as a Psychologist (Clinical, Health and Organisational and Human Factors).

The School is in the process of refreshing and renewing its teaching methods and offerings, and is seeking energetic and enthusiastic staff to contribute to these endeavours.  The School also wishes to strengthen its research performance and capacity, and is especially keen to continue to evolve in translational, interdisciplinary and industry related research, to attract funding and improve impact.

The following opportunities now exist for Academic staff with demonstrated skills and expertise in the following areas:

Lecturer (Level B)/Senior Lecturer (Level C) in Health Psychology
Job No: 497547
1.0 FTE, Teaching and Research focused role (Registration as a psychologist and Endorsement in Health Psychology with the Psychology Board of Australia is highly desirable but not essential). The successful candidate we seek may be appointed to Senior Lecturer (Level C) or higher given relevant experience.
For further information an To Apply click here

Lecturer (Level B)/Senior Lecturer (Level C) in Psychology
Job No: 497546
1.0 FTE, Teaching and Research focused role in any area of psychological science (which may include but not restricted to cognitive psychology, developmental/child psychology, clinical psychology, health psychology, organisational psychology). The successful candidate may be appointed to Lecturer Level B or Senior Lecturer Level C. 
For further information and To Apply click here

Associate Lecturer (Level A) in Psychology
Job No: 497545
1.0 FTE, Teaching focused role
The successful candidate will be appointed at Level A for a fixed term of one year.
 Further information and To Apply click here

With the exception of the Level A position, all other appointments will be continuing positions.

Remuneration for the roles is offered based on the successful candidate’s skills and abilities

Position requirements
Refer to the relevant Selection Criteria for details.

To apply, please upload your responses to the selection criteria within the online application (link above for each position).

To have a confidential discussion and learn more about this position, please contact Professor Anna Chur-Hansen, Head of School, School of Psychology Telephone: +61 (08) 313 5738 or Email: anna.churhansen@adelaide.edu.au.

Closing date: 13 November 2017


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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