Lecturer in Educational Psychology and Counselling
Monash University Faculty of Education

Lecturer - Educational Psychology and Counselling

Job No.: 635168

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $103,153 - $122,495 pa HEW Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The Faculty of Education has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching – acknowledged by our students, end-users and partners and demonstrated through our rising position in international rankings. With our teaching and through our research and engagement, we work to improve the quality of education in Australia and around the world. With counselling and educational psychology, we work to improve wellbeing and mental health in our communities. We are proud to equip the next generation of educators, counsellors, educational psychologists and researchers with the skills and knowledge to flourish in their work, and make a real difference in the world. The Faculty has a vibrant research culture supported by research groups, international distinguished research fellows, our student community and visiting scholars.

Monash University has an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer - Educational Psychology and Counselling to join our internationally recognised team. As a Lecturer, you will play a key role in shaping the future of counselling through proven teaching in counselling theories, applications and interventions within educational psychology and counselling fields. 

Reporting to the Head of School, your responsibilities will include; preparation, development and delivery of course material, supervision of postgraduate students and their respective research projects, conduct, publish and apply for research income in the field of educational psychology and counselling and the engagement with relevant departmental and/or faculty meetings. 

As the successful candidate, you will have: 

  • A Doctoral or Masters qualification in the relevant discipline area or equivalent accreditation and standing

  • General registration with the Psychology Board of Australia or equivalent 

  • Strong track record of teaching experience and demonstrated experience in achieving improved learning outcomes over sustained periods

  • Proven experience in delivery of community-based counselling and psychological interventions

  • Demonstrated research and manuscript preparation skills; including an established and relevant research base to draw upon 

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.   

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Professor Andrea Reupert, Head of School of Educational Psychology & Counselling, Faculty of Education, +61 3 9902 4587

Position Description

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Closing Date

Thursday 26 May 2022, 11:55pm AEST

In the context of COVID-19, the University is required to comply with various health directions issued from time to time by the Chief Health Officer. Further information concerning vaccination requirements and the obligations on Monash University to collect, record and hold vaccination information about employees is available at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Victoria, please select COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions.

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