Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Launceston, Australia
08 May 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

The College of Health and Medicine provides high quality research and education, the latter specifically attuned to health workforce needs and reform.

The Senior Lecturer in Psychology (equivalent to US Associate Professor) will have knowledge and competency to teach a broad range of foundational topics in Psychology at undergraduate and at fourth year level.

In the role you will:

  • Make a strong and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and successfully supervise research higher degree students to completion, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for Level C.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate (and if relevant postgraduate) coursework teaching of an exemplary quality.
  • Increasingly provide academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding research and/or learning and teaching.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Based in Launceston, you will be employed on a full-time on-going basis.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • A strong record in, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national and preferably international recognition and made notable contributions to the field of psychology, demonstrated by a record of high-quality publications, presentations at conferences and success in securing external competitive and other funding.
  • A record of good contributions to successful research higher degree supervision and completions.
  • Experience and demonstrated achievement in University-level teaching and learning, and ability to teach a broad range of foundational topics in Psychology including, but not limited to, areas of health psychology, applied psychology and cognitive/behavioural neuroscience.
  • A record of contributing effectively to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community.
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal skills and a proven capacity to develop strong relationships with University colleagues, to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds and work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated achievement in university learning and teaching with reference to developing scholarly and innovative approaches to teaching, curriculum development and blended and online teaching.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $150,401 comprising base salary within the range of $112,184 to $128,548 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Professor Juan Canales, Head of Division, Psychology, / 03 6226 7471.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Friday 15 June 2018