Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology

02 Nov 2017
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26 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Established in 2003, JCU Singapore offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs from James Cook University Australia. James Cook University Australia is recognized internationally as a leading research university and is now ranked in the top 250 of the World’s universities.  James Cook University focuses on providing high quality education that is both rewarding and fulfilling for students. 

The campus is growing, and very friendly and academic staff across the disciplines and administrative staff often interact. At any time, there are students on campus from at least 40 different countries, mainly from the region, but also including a growing cohort from Europe. Singapore is an interesting place to live and provides easy access to other countries in the region. The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to expand their cultural experience while living in a fascinating and exciting city.

The Psychology Department at JCUS offers APAC(Australian Psychological Accreditation Council) accredited Bachelor of Psychological Science(Honours), Master of Psychology(Clinical) and Doctor of Psychology(Clinical Psychology) degrees. Please visit http://www.jcu.edu.sg or http://www.jcu.edu.au for more information.


  • Management and coordination of coursework teaching teams and significant contribution to coursework delivery 
  • Supervision of fourth-year and postgraduate research projects 
  • Research both independently and through collaborations
  • Significant professional contribution to the psychology discipline 
  • Participate in service to the University where appropriate and as requested by the Campus Dean.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • PhD in Psychology (or final stage completion of the degree for Lecturer level appointment)
  • A publication record relative to career stage
  • Success in obtaining research funding
  • Evidence of quality teaching and supervision of students at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate level
  • The ability to teach across a range of subjects including (but not limited to) biological psychology, research methods/statistics, sensation and perception
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with colleagues in an academic environment and with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Membership (or eligibility for membership) of the Australian Psychology Society (APS)
  2. Membership (or eligibility for membership) of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists

*The level of the position offered will be determined by the interview panel.

Enquiries: Dr Denise Dillon, Head of Academic Group Education &Psychology;

Tel: +65 6709 3730

Email: denise.dillon@jcu.edu.au

Employment type: Full time position subject to Ministry of Man power Singapore jurisdiction and probationary period

Remuneration conditions: Attractive package negotiated with successful applicant(including relocation expenses, initial accommodation costs)commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should note relatively lower Singapore taxation rates and possibility of annual-wage-supplement equal to a month’s salary at end of calendar year.

Lecturer: SGD77 000 per annum – SGD102 000 per annum

Senior Lecturer: SGD91 000 per annum – SGD121 000 per annum

Method of Application

Applications should provide all of the following:

  • up-to-date CV including research record
  • full statement of qualifications
  • statement systematically addressing the Selection Criteria
  • teaching profile
  • recent teaching evaluations
  • completed Summary Application Form

Applications without any of the above will not be considered. Please state position and reference number applying for in subject header and send application to humanresources-singapore@jcu.edu.au

Closing Date: 26 November 2017

We thank you for your interest and regret we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates.The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment.

The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia. The University offers Bachelor & Master Programs in Business, Psychology, Information Technology & Education at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.