Lecturer in Developmental Psychology
University of Queensland Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Lecturer in Developmental Psychology (Internal Applicants Only)

Job No:510503

Area:Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Salary (FTE):Academic Level B ($97,590.98 - $115,888.95)

Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term

Location: St Lucia

School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is one of the most prestigious schools of psychology in Australia, with a strong reputation is built on excellence in both research and teaching. The School has thriving and dynamic research profiles in almost all areas of psychology and is able to attract visitors from overseas and other institutions in Australia. The School has collaborative relationships through cross-appointed staff with other schools in the University, thus creating opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Information about the School may be accessed on the School web site at www.psy.uq.edu.au/

About This Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Lecturer to engage in undergraduate teaching within Developmental Psychology.

Offering the opportunity to grow your profile across teaching, research, and service and engagement, duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to the development of new programs and course material in developmental psychology.
  • Coordinate courses, prepare and deliver lectures and tutorials, and undertake assessment and marking for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
  • Contribute to the supervision of Honours and Higher Degree by Research students.
  • Maintain and improve the quality of courses as measured through evaluation instruments to meet industry and educational standards.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

Alongside the completion of a PhD in the discipline area of developmental psychology or related discipline, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A growing profile in teaching and research in the discipline area.
  • A track record of publications in reputed refereed journals and presentations at conferences.
  • Evidence of successfully seeking, obtaining and managing research funding.
  • Evidence of a high quality teaching across a variety of settings, including small and large groups.
  • Experience in course coordination and contribution to the development and continuous innovation of new programs, curriculum design and/or course material in the discipline area.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed-term (ending 31/12/2023) position at Academic level B.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $97,590 - $115,888 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be $114,180 - $135,588 p.a.). 

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 510503_Lecturer Developmental Psychology_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Virginia Slaughter.

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria
  • Resume

Please note that this opportunity is currently only open to internal UQ applicants only.

Advertised: 21 Jul 2020

Applications close: 18 Aug 2020 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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