Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology
University of Adelaide School of Psychology

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - School of Psychology

Job no: 505896
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level B, Level C

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(Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 or (Level C) $123,075 to $141,537 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation will apply.

Full-time, continuing Lecturer (Level B) and Senior Lecturer (Level C) positions available immediately

We are looking to appoint two new teaching focussed academics. The successful candidates will be teaching into School of Psychology courses in areas of their expertise. 

The School of Psychology is growing and offers undergraduate and postgraduate level education in psychology. Research areas in the school spans several core areas of psychological inquiry, utilising both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.  Strengths in the school are in the areas of health and clinical psychology, cognition and brain, and social and organisational psychology. The school offers an intellectually stimulating environment in which to work in a prestigious and vibrant University community.

The Senior Lecturer (Level C) will also be the Program Co-Coordinator of our new, growing and online Graduate Diploma of Psychology. Courses in this Program are coordinated by a team of School academic staff across six teaching periods in the year and receives extremely high student satisfaction ratings. We are looking to appoint a Program Co-Coordinator who can work with this team to continue the successful growth and development of the Program. The Senior Lecturer will also teach into our on campus programs, and will need to have discipline expertise that will enable them to contribute to our undergraduate and/or postgraduate on campus programs.

The Lecturer (Level B) will teach into our Master of Psychology Programs. We are looking to appoint a Registered Psychologist, with Area of Practice Endorsement in Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology or Organisational Psychology.

To be successful at Level B, you will need:

  • A PhD or equivalent higher academic qualification in Psychology.
  • Registration as a Psychologist, and Area of Practice Endorsement in Clinical, Health or Organisational Psychology.
  • Approved as a Supervisor with AHPRA, or willing to obtain approval.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the preparation and delivery of lectures and workshops as well as marking and assessment activities; and a commitment to excellence in teaching in Psychology with an applied focus.
  • Demonstrated experience in innovative teaching methods and curriculum development.

To be successful at Level C, you will need:

  • Skills in contemporary online teaching, learning and assessment principles relevant to psychology.
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Supervision of the program of study of honours students or of postgraduate students.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with a variety of staff and students in a cross-disciplinary academic environment and to foster respectful and productive working relationships with staff, students and colleagues at all levels.
  • Experience in program coordination.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of six schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 15 October 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Rachel Roberts
Interim Head, School of Psychology
P: +61 (8) 8313 5228
E: rachel.roberts@adelaide.edu.au

For application related queries, please contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team
E: fhshr@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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

Advertised: 15 Sep 2021 12:00 AM
Applications close:15 Oct 2021 11:55 PM

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