Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Health, Communication and/or Social Psychology

St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
$89,458 - $126,360 p.a.
14 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is one of the most prestigious schools of psychology in Australia, and its strong reputation is built on excellence in both research and teaching. The School has thriving and dynamic research profiles in almost all areas of psychology, and is able to attract visitors from overseas and other institutions in Australia. It possesses good links, often through cross-appointed staff, with other schools in the University, thus creating opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative research.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the School's web site at www.psy.uq.edu.au.

The role

The successful applicant will be expected to coordinate and teach undergraduate courses in the areas of health, communication and/or social psychology; to supervise research, and to develop an independent program of externally funded research. Administrative service within the School is also required.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in a relevant area of psychology, have a competitive research track record, experience and ability in teaching undergraduate programs in relevant areas of psychology, and capacity to supervise honours and postgraduate students.

To be appointed at level C, the successful candidate will have an established record of publications in high quality outlets, be expected to achieve national recognition in this area, and undertake a chief investigator role in applications for external research funds.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 18 months at Academic level B or C, with the possibility of extension.

The remuneration package will be in the range of:

Academic Level B – $89,458 - $106,232 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package $97,957 - $116,324 p.a.)

Academic Level C – $109,586 - $126,360 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range of $119,997 - $138,364 p.a.)

Position Description

Download File 499682_ 3019412_Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Virginia Slaughter, Head, School of Psychology, on hos@psy.uq.edu.au

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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