Lecturer in Psychology

Gold Coast, Australia
29 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
20 May 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Join a high-performance team - top-ranked Australian University for Psychology (QILT 2019)
  • Salary package up to $134,304 per annum
  • Exciting full-time, continuing opportunity
  • Excellent conditions and benefits
  • Relocation Support available

About the role

The opportunity exists to join a high-performance team, ranked number one in Australia for psychology (QILT 2019), and in the top four percent worldwide (Times Higher Education University Rankings  2019).

The School is in an exciting growth phase and the Bachelor of Psychological Science offered at the Gold Coast campus from early 2019.

The Lecturer in Psychology will work closely with the existing team of academic staff to develop, align and grow the programs. They will actively contribute to the School through student centred teaching practice and contribute to the research and/or scholarship of teaching profile of the School.

About you

You will be an energetic academic, ready to commit to the University’s values and priorities, engaged and innovative in your approach to the role, and keen to make a contribution to the University and the community through your activities.

You will display a student centred approach to your teaching, enjoy applying new and existing technology, a commitment to reflective teaching practice and capacity and/or experience in blended and online teaching modes.

You will have experience teaching and developing psychology units in a university setting, as well as a proven track record in scholarship and research, with a focus preferably on psychophysiological experimental research.

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. They are in locations of extraordinary natural beauty and creativity: Coffs Harbour in the Mid North Coast and Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, while our fastest-growing campus is located at the Gold Coast Airport in southern Queensland.

Our growing world-class status is reinforced by our outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as ‘at world standard or above’ across 23 diverse research fields of global and national significance.

The University’s newest campus on the Gold Coast boasts state-of-the-art nursing and midwifery simulation laboratories, professional standard footwear and orthotic support manufacturing facilities and contemporary teaching environments for education, law, social science and social welfare, information technology, business and tourism degrees.

The School of Health and Human Sciences provides an exciting and innovative learning environment and works with individuals, families and communities in order to meet their health needs and requirements. The School is distinctive for its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, commitment to the prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles and working with Indigenous colleagues to develop culturally appropriate models of care. The School offers fields of study across a broad range of health-related professions including biomedical science, clinical exercise physiology, diabetes education and management, midwifery, nursing, occupational therapy, osteopathy, pedorthics, podiatry, psychology, speech pathology, and sport and exercise science.

Applications close at 9:00am AEST on Monday, 20 May 2019.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website.  The Vacancy ID is 19058.