Associate Lecturer or Lecturer - School of Psychology

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Salary
$65,894 - $111,788
Posted
21 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
05 May 2017
Ref
496333
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Rare Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer opportunity

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, comprises of five schools, and our mission is to improve the health and care of individuals and communities in South Australia, our region and globally through world class research, learning and practice.

Programs taught out of the faculty train medical practitioners: surgeons, dentists, nurses and psychologists and other health professionals. The faculty boasts one of the largest concentrations of leading researchers, academic teachers and clinical titleholders working across the areas of health.

The School of Psychology is one of those five schools and offers undergraduate and postgraduate level education in psychology. Research areas in the school spans several core areas of psychological inquiry, utilising both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Strengths in the school are in the areas of health and clinical psychology, cognition and brain, and social and organisational psychology. The school offers an intellectually stimulating environment in which to work in a prestigious and vibrant University community.

The successful candidate will be teaching undergraduate psychology students in areas such as cognitive psychology, language and perception, statistics and quantitative methods and potential course co-ordination.

Salary: (Level A) $65,894 - $89,425 or (Level B) $94,135 - $111,788 per annum*.

*Academic level will be determined based upon successful candidate's level of experience and qualifications.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 9.5% applies.

Term of position: This fixed-term contract is available immediately until December 2017. The position is available on a 1.0FTE full-time basis but with the ability to reduce down to 0.8FTE.

Position requirements

To be successful at Level A you should have:

  • A PhD or equivalent higher academic qualification, or close to completion
  • A commitment to excellence and demonstrated experience in teaching undergraduate psychology students
  • Ability to teach ­­­­cognitive psychology, including for example, language and perception
  • Ability to teach statistics and quantitative methods, including using R and SPSS
  • High-level communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.

To be successful at Level B you should also have:

  • A PhD or equivalent higher academic qualification
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in course co-ordination (desirable).

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria section within the online application, highlighting which level you are applying for. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Professor Anna Chur-Hansen, Head of School of Psychology, email: anna.chur-hansen@adelaide.edu.au.

To obtain a copy of the Selection Criteria, please visit the University of Adelaide Job opportunities page via this link: http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/listing/

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Closing date: 5 May 2017

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.