Lecturer, School of Psychology

Adelaide, Australia
$107,276 to $126,894 per annum
17 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level B) $107,276 to $126,894 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term, full time opportunities available for 2 years.

Multiple balanced academic positions are available in the School of Psychology which is seeking to enhance and build on its teaching and research distinctives. The four available positions will be a mix of teaching and research focused and education specialist roles. The research area can be in any area of psychological science (which may include but is not restricted to cognitive psychology, developmental/child psychology, clinical psychology, health psychology, organisational psychology).

The School of Psychology offers students a range of accredited pathways, both on campus and online, to becoming a psychologist. At postgraduate level, the School is unique in South Australia in offering three professional Master programs leading to registration as a Psychologist (Clinical, Health and Organisational and Human Factors).

The School is seeking energetic and enthusiastic staff to contribute to the development of its teaching methods and offerings. The School also wishes to strengthen its research performance and capacity, and is especially keen to continue to evolve in translational, interdisciplinary and industry related research, to attract funding and improve impact.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Doctoral qualification in an area relevant to the discipline of psychology.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at a tertiary level, including preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, and workshops; as well as marking and assessment activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to be adaptable to a changing education environment including time-intensive teaching.
  • Demonstrated ability undertake the role of course coordinator.
  • Experience in the development of innovative teaching methods and curriculum design and delivery.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

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Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 16 October 2023.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Elaine Fox
Head, School of Psychology
P: +61 (8) 83137345
E: elaine.fox@adelaide.edu.au

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.