Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Psychology

Coffs Harbour (Suburb), Mid North Coast
20 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy ID: 17013
Job Location: Coffs Harbour        
Work type: Full-time, continuing (ie. full-time, part-time etc)
Salary range: Base salary $89,758-$106,398 (Level B) or $109,720-126,357 (Level C) per annum, plus 17% employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading. 

Position Overview
The School of Health and Human Sciences is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Psychology. The successful applicant will have a doctoral qualification in Psychology or related area, and experience in teaching, research, administration and other relevant scholarly activities at the tertiary level. The position plays a central role in the delivery of teaching including quantitative and qualitative research methods, and statistics. The School encourages applications from candidates with relevant research interests in the areas of of health psychology, and/or exercise, sport, and performance psychology,

The School of Health and Human Sciences provides an exciting and innovative learning environment and works with individuals, families and communities in order to meet their health needs and requirements. The School is distinctive for its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, commitment to the prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles, and working with Indigenous colleagues to develop culturally appropriate models of care. The School offers fields of study across a broad range of health-related professions including clinical exercise physiology, diabetes education and management, midwifery, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, osteopathy, pedorthics, podiatry, psychology, speech pathology, and sport and exercise science.

The School is based across three campus supports degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as postgraduate research degrees. An evidence-based approach to education is promoted across the curricula.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of activities including but not limited to: course coordination, unit coordination, teaching, development of teaching related materials and curriculum development. The appointee is also expected to supervise research students (undergraduate and postgraduate), contribute to the research profile of the School by actively engaging in research, and contribute to the administration of the School.

The successful applicant may be required to travel between all University campuses in order to undertake their duties.

Required Skills and Experience

  1. A doctoral qualification in Psychology or a related area.
  2. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching psychology students within a university setting.
  3. Knowledge and experience in teaching quantitative and qualitative research methods, and univariate and multivariate statistics.
  4. Demonstrated experience in the use of contemporary educational technologies and proven, practical experience in delivering psychology material in blended and online environments including digital interactive content delivery.
  5. Demonstrated experience in academic administrative functions associated with the delivery of psychology or related courses/units, including course coordination.
  6. A track record in scholarship and research, within the areas of health psychology, and/or exercise, sport, and performance psychology, as evidenced by publication output, grant applications and supervision of honours/ higher degree research (HDR) candidates.
  7. Evidence of participation in and contribution to relevant professional bodies and/or community groups and commitment to regional engagement.
  8. High level interpersonal skills, including the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, and to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
  9. Proven capacity for innovation and adaptability and flexibility in a rapidly changing environment.
  10. Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity and a working knowledge of equity and workplace health and safety principles in the workplace.

Closing date: Monday, 10 April 2017 at 9:00am (AEST)

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