Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology
University of Queensland, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is one of the most prestigious schools of psychology in Australia, and its 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. It possesses good links, often through cross-appointed staff, with other schools in the University, thus creating opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative research.

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

About This Opportunity

A new opportunity within UQ’s School of Psychology, you will be responsible for engaging in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and supervision in psychology, with a focus on organisational and business psychology at the postgraduate level. You will also be expected to develop an independent program of externally funded research. Additionally, course coordination and administrative service within the School will be required.

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.

For US applicants, please note that Australian Universities use British terminology, as such (e.g.) a Lecturer (Level B) position is equivalent to that of an Assistant Professor position in the US.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Completion of a PhD in organisational psychology, or related area.
  • The ability to develop and pursue a coherent research plan, supported by funding from external sources.
  • Evidence of publication in high quality academic journals and books, and presentation of conference papers.
  • Ability to supervise postgraduate students.
  • Experience in presenting lectures, seminars, and/or tutorials at tertiary level.
  • Ability to deal sensitively and effectively with student concerns.
  • A collaborative work approach, willingness to share School administrative tasks, and a desire to represent the School and University through external engagement.

In addition, the following criteria are desirable:

  • Registration as a psychology.
  • Eligibility for Area of Practice Endorsement in organisational psychology.

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, continuing position at Academic level B or C, dependent on the successful applicant’s experience.

The base salary will be in the range $95,771 – $113,728 for Academic B, or $117,319 - $135,276 for Academic C, plus super of up to 17%.

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

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