Senior Lecturer in Psychology
University of Queensland

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

  • School of Psychology

  • Join a university ranked in the world’s top 50

  • Educate future generations & create an exceptional student experience

  • Multiple full time, continuing opportunities for Academics at Level B or C

  • Based at our vibrant and picturesque St Lucia campus


About UQ

As part of the UQ community, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.


At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. UQ has made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.


As part of our commitment to excellence in research and professional practice in academic contexts, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world-class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and other forms of staff support and development.


About These Opportunities

Our prestigious School of Psychology is seeking experienced Lecturers or Senior Lecturers to join their dedicated academic teaching team.


The School aims to canvass the potential field of applicants widely and seeks to attract, among others, applicants with expertise in prevention, cognitive or social determinants of health, mental health across the lifespan as well as in mental health in diverse areas of life (e.g., organisational, community, clinical settings).


The School currently has multiple full-time, continuing, Teaching and Research focused positions available for the right candidates. These opportunities are being offered at Academic Level B or Level C commensurate with the successful candidates’ skills and experience.


In these roles, you will develop, coordinate and deliver blended learning curriculum and innovative assessment for courses within the School. This will include preparation and delivery of lectures and tutorials, coordination and leadership of tutors, and management of course assessment and marking.


As a Lecturer (Level B), you will have the opportunity to further your expertise and growing profile in teaching, research and service and engagement. At this level, you may coordinate the activities of other staff and contribute to the effective supervision of Honours and Higher Degree by Research students and, as a Teaching and Research academic, you will aspire to achieve national recognition in your field of research.


As a Senior Lecturer (Level C), you will be able to leverage your established record of achievement in teaching (including clinical teaching, where appropriate), research and service and engagement. At this level, you will lead the activities of other staff and will have an active and effective record of supervising Higher Degree by Research students successfully to completion as principal supervisor.  As a Teaching and Research academic, you will achieve national recognition and have a developing international profile in your field of research.


For further information, please click here to view the information booklet.


What We Can Offer

The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad: from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.


At Academic Level B, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $108,201 - $128,201, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $126,595 - $149,996 annually. 


At Academic Level C, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $132,201 - $152,202, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $154,676 - $178,076 annually. 


As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.


Visa sponsorship and relocation support may be available for these appointments subject to individual candidate eligibility. You can find out more about life in Australia’s Sunshine State here.



For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Jolanda Jetten (Head of School, School of Psychology) via email at


For application queries, please contact stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

Want to Apply? 

All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter  

  • Responses to the relevant ‘About You’ section (found within the information booklet above)


Applicants should specifically address in your cover letter which academic level you are applying for (Level B or C).


Other Information 

At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identityLGBTQIA+cultural and/or linguisticAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to 


If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.


Applications close Wednesday 26 June 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number: R-35467).

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