Lecturer in Psychology

Melbourne, Australia
01 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time or Part-Time Continuing Positions available
  • $92,815 - $110,220 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The discipline of Psychology has a focus on the application of psychology to achieve better health outcomes. An important aspect of our clinical program is the practical training that students receive in our multi-disciplinary clinic at University Hill, Bundoora.

In the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 16th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 36th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies).

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role/s

The Lecturer is expected to contribute to teaching and research within the Psychology discipline and the School. The Lecturer will develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the University's research focus areas, will attract research funding and produce high quality outputs.

Your Responsibilities

More specifically, the Lecturer is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within Undergraduate and Masters Programs, and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, professional and/or research capabilities. The Lecturer is expected to actively promote these programs by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.

Skills & Experience Required

Experience and a demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including online delivery will be essential to your success in the role. An emerging track record and recognition within your discipline or profession evidenced by industry links, or publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding awards will be highly regarded.

A specialisation in one or more of the following areas: quantitative and qualitative research methods, social psychology, health psychology, developmental psychology, clinical psychology, organisational psychology is desirable, but not essential

To Apply

For further information please contact Russell Conduit on +61 3 9925 6658 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 560222.

Applications close on Thursday 1st March 2018.

Applicants are requested to outline their preference for full-time or part-time employment in your cover letter, along with separately addressing the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.