Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Melbourne, Australia
$95,297 - $113,166 pa Level B / $116,737 - $134,606 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)
01 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $95,297 - $113,166 pa Level B / $116,737 - $134,606 pa Level C (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 Monash School of Psychological Sciences is ranked among the best in the world. Our School’s mission is to develop students and research outcomes that make significant contributions to improving the lives of others globally. Our overarching vision is to make significant and long-lasting impact that changes the world around us, beginning in infancy and across the lifespan. Drawing on the expertise of our staff and the University' unique research platforms and technology, our mission is to sustain and build on Monash's position with world-class research and teaching in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience.

The newly established Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN; housed within the School of Psychological Sciences) will provide an exceptional research environment for discoveries that change of our understanding of the brain. Through excellent research and training, a wide network of international partners, and strong industry engagement MICCN will lay the foundation for a pipeline of discovery in areas of critical importance of the human brain and see that knowledge translated into the clinic, the workplace and the community. MICCN has four core integrated research programs: Addiction, Attention and Memory, Computational Neuroscience and Sleep. 

The Lecturer will be expected to contribute to a key set of skills and competencies to complement, support and contribute to the world-class program of teaching and research within the Institution with a focus on Brain and Mental Health. 

The Senior Lecturer will be expected to contribute to a world-class program of research that focuses on psychological science specifically in one of MICCN’s core integrated research programs, and will lead a national and emerging internationally competitive research group.

The Senior Lecturer will also be expected to teach into the discipline of Psychology at the undergraduate level and to supervisors, Honours and PhD students and as such will require a PhD in this field to be considered. 

This role is a full-time position.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • A doctoral qualification in Psychology or Cognate Discipline
  • Sustained track record of peer-reviewed (competitive) grants, and publications in world-class journals as lead author, preferably aligned with one of MICCN’s integrated research programs
  • Successful track record of high-quality teaching and education innovation

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


Professor Kim Cornish, Head of School, School of Psychological Sciences, +61 3 9902 0488.

Position Description

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Closing Date

Thursday 29 November 2018, 11:55 pm AEDT