Lecturer/Associate Lecturer in Psychology, Early Career Development Fellow

Location
Gold Coast, Australia
Posted
07 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
27 Jan 2021
Ref
194_11/20
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Full-time opportunity located at Gold Coast
  • 3-year fixed term Early Career Development Fellowship
  • Remuneration package up to $138,092 per annum, applications welcomed at Associate Lecturer or Lecturer level.

About the role

The Early Career Development Fellow will undertake student centred teaching practice and development in psychology, and contribute to the profile of the School through research activities, publications and industry and community engagement. The appointee will teach both on-campus and online, with a focus on the Gold Coast campus students.

Applications are invited for either an Associate Lecturer (Academic Level A) or Lecturer (Academic Level B) appointment. As this position is an Early Career Development Fellowship, this fixed-term appointment may be converted to continuing at the completion of the 3-year Fellowship term, in alignment with the SCU Enterprise Agreement conditions.

Lecturer – A remuneration package of up to $138,091 per annum is offered for a Lecturer appointment, inclusive of base salary $99,649-$118,027 per annum and 17% employer contribution to superannuation.

Associate Lecturer - A remuneration package of up to $116,951 per annum is offered for an Associate Lecturer appointment, inclusive of base salary $70,245-$94,748 per annum and 17% employer contribution to superannuation.

About you

Essential criteria - this position is only open to academic employees of Australian Universities who are employed on a casual basis. Applicants must have: 

  • been awarded a PhD, or demonstrate significant progress toward a PhD; and  
  • performed casual teaching work for an Australian university in, and for the majority of, three teaching sessions over the preceding two years. 

We are seeking applications from psychologists with experience teaching in the tertiary sector. You will have an energetic and collegial approach, and an infectious passion for enhancing the future of psychology through engagement, innovation and evidenced-based practices. You will have utilised your PhD studies to establish an emerging track record in research and making a successful contribution to a team.  

The University’s values are integrity and collegiality. Alignment with these values are inherent requirements of the role.

For applicants suitable for a more senior appointment, we also have a vacancy for a Senior Lecturer in Psychology. Please visit our website for more details.

About us

Southern Cross University is powered by passion to deliver the best learning, teaching and research possible. Our graduates stride a global stage with confidence as proud alumni. Working at Southern Cross combines a rare privilege of being surrounded by ambitious students, amazing and dedicated colleagues and an environment of stunning natural beauty. Independent benchmarks place Southern Cross at the forefront of its key research areas, student experience and graduate salaries, largely due to the tireless collaboration to create something special across our communities of the Northern Rivers, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and online.

Southern Cross University offers flexible work arrangements, generous parental and carer’s leave provisions, wellbeing initiatives, professional learning opportunities, mentoring programs and support to undertake further study.

Applicant information

As this is an Early Career Development Fellowship opportunity, this position is only open to academic employees of Australian Universities who are employed on a casual basis.

Job applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or currently hold a visa with unrestricted work rights in Australia for the entire duration of the appointment. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Southern Cross University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; and equity target groups including women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTIQ.

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Wednesday, 27 January 2021 and must be submitted through the online portal.

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.

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