Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Coffs Harbour, Australia
07 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
27 Jan 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing opportunity
  • Remuneration package up to $163,882 per annum. 17% employer superannuation
  • Located in the coastal regional city of Coffs Harbour, relocation support available

About the role

The Senior Lecturer in Psychology will initially focus on developing and leading (as Course Coordinator) a new Masters in Professional Psychology at Southern Cross University, and undertake teaching and supervision in the Psychology discipline.

The appointee will also contribute to the research and scholarship profile of the School, and participate in relevant engagement and service activities.

The remuneration package for this position is up to $163,882 per annum (inclusive of base salary $121,696-$140,070 per annum and 17% employer's contribution to superannuation).

This position is located at Coffs Harbour campus, offering an ideal lifestyle for the successful candidate. Financial support is available if the appointee is relocating to take up this appointment.

About you

Applications are invited from psychologists with extensive professional experience and a track record of teaching in a university setting. You will have a genuine passion for maximising graduate outcomes and enhancing the success of our programs.

With exceptional organisational skills, you will demonstrate the ability to develop and lead delivery of new units and courses. In addition, you will have a strong research track record, including publications in highly ranked journals, and leadership in grants and research appropriate to a Senior Lecturer appointment.

The University’s values are integrity and collegiality. Alignment with these values, along with the ability to actively contribute to the success of a team, are inherent requirements of the role.

Applicants must hold current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Psychologist and the Psychology Board as an Approved Supervisor.

For applicants with less academic experience, we also have a vacancy for a Lecturer/Associate Lecturer in Psychology – Early Career Development Fellowship. 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

Job applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or currently hold a visa with ongoing work rights in Australia. 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.