Lecturer in Psychology

St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
$92,142.74 - $109,419.20
20 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
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 research activities can be accessed on the School's web site www.psy.uq.edu.au.

The role

The successful applicant will contribute to curriculum development for the Honours year in Psychology, including developing a new placement course focusing on learning in applied settings, participating in a restructure of the Honours curriculum, and supervising students individually and in groups. The position also involves independent research, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and a contribution to the governance of the School.

The person

Applicants should have a PhD in Psychology, a deep understanding of the principles of learning, teaching and curriculum design, experience teaching psychology at tertiary level, and the ability to supervise honours and postgraduate research students. The successful candidate will have the ability to pursue a productive program of research and publish research outcomes in high quality outlets.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: atsi_recruitment@uq.edu.au  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for two years at Academic level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,142 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Professor Virginia Slaughter 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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