Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Australian National University, Research School of Psychology

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer


Job no: 527165
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic


Classification: Academic Level B or C
Salary Package: $98,009 - $131,402 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (3 years, with possibility of extension)


  • Opportunity to work with experts across a range of areas of psychology and conduct impactful research and teach or supervise high calibre students and scholars
  • Flexible work environment with attractive remuneration package


Position overview

ANU conducts research and provides education of the highest international standard. The ANU is ranked as one of the top universities worldwide. Psychology at ANU holds the top ERA score of 5 for research (Excellence in Research for Australia 2015). The Research School of Psychology is committed to excellence in research, teaching, and supervision of research/clinical students across all areas of psychology.


This is a 3-year fixed term level B or C full time teaching and research position with the possibility of extension or conversion subject to performance and availability of funds.  We seek an appointee with a PhD in psychology. Expertise in cross cultural psychology is desirable (but not required) as is an ability to teach into one of the following core subjects; cognitive psychology, social psychology, abnormal psychology, forensic psychology, and statistics.


The appointee will take on the role of International Programs Coordinator.  This includes coordinating the program with South West University in China; organising the teaching in China by ANU staff and contributing to the teaching program themselves. The School has an articulation agreement with Southwest University in China, whereby students complete the first two years of their study in China, with some courses being presented by ANU staff. The students then complete the final two years of their degree at ANU in Canberra.


You will be joining an internationally recognised leading team of academics with a focus on achieving excellence in research and teaching. The School comprises academics working across all major areas of psychology including cognitive, clinical, health, developmental and social psychology. A full list of current academic staff and their research interests can be found at: http://psychology.anu.edu.au/.


The position will contribute to the strategic goals of RSP through excellence in research, teaching, honours and postgraduate student supervision, and other professional activities.  RSP offers a friendly and collaborative work environment, excellent access to research equipment and software, access to excellent quality honours and postgraduate students, and mentoring and support for junior academics to develop a successful career.


ANU offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, a relocation allowance, generous superannuation, salary-packaging arrangements including child care, and the potential to support dual-career arrangements. 


For more information, please contact Professor Paul Martin, Director, RSP on paul.martin1@anu.edu.au or via telephone on +61 2 6125 3974 or +61 2 6125 2790.


ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion


Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A brief cover letter indicating the area/s of teaching to which you can contribute and your areas of research expertise.
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Three publications indicative of your program of research.
  • Other documents, if required.


Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. 


Position Description & Selection Criteria


Advertised: 03 Dec 2018 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 03 Feb 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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