Lecturer in Counselling

Canberra, Australia
16 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
  • Develop and Deliver Quality Educational Outcomes
  • Support and Facilitate Industry Placements
  • UC Academic Level A or B Salary commensurate on experience- both Ongoing Full-time and Ongoing Part-time options will be considered.

The University of Canberra is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 and has been placed in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Working as part of the innovative Faculty of Health, you will be committed to making a significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge in your profession, and to producing graduates who are ready to take their place in the workforce.

Reporting to the Discipline Lead, you be responsible for the delivery of lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops in both conventional and flexible modes, whilst supporting student placements including supervision, liaising, negotiation and facilitating referrals with potential placement agencies.

If you are known for your demonstrated abilities in adult education with a deep experience and passion for counselling then this is the opportunity for you! You will have well developed communication skills and be able to work collaboratively to design and deliver academic units and course material to achieve quality counselling education outcomes.

Preferably you will hold a PhD in counselling or related field, and/or have other relevant postgraduate qualifications in counselling (Masters level) and a good track record in professional and clinical experience in counselling as well as teaching in the counselling field. Current registration as clinical member of PACFA or ACA (or other relevant international professional accreditation organisation  is essential.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume and a cover letter demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Rachel Harrigan, Faculty General Manager via email id rachel.harrigan@canberra.edu.au

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8000 or email uctalent@canberra.edu.au

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 25 November 2018.