Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Bathurst/Port Macquarie/Wagga Wagga, Australia
02 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Great remuneration and benefits
  • Excellent opportunity in a large reputable organisation
  • Flexible work arrangements available

The Role

  • Continuing Full Time (Clinical)
  • $92,117 to $130,114 pa (plus super)
  • Bathurst, Port Macquarie or Wagga Wagga

You will be teaching both internal and online subjects to students undertaking study in accredited psychology programs or in the health sciences. This teaching may involve teaching residential schools to students, occasionally requiring teaching over a weekend.

The position also has a requirement that research be undertaken, with demonstrable outcomes, such as publications and research grants. The position must also contribute to the effective operation of the School of Psychology by participating in its administrative structures, such as research and teaching committees.

To be successful you will have:

  • Ability to maintain relevance and recency of knowledge in Psychology in order to provide students with up-to-date learning materials and supports
  • Ability to grow in teaching skills so as to be able to best meet students learning needs
  • Effective communicator in both written and spoken mediums so as to be able to disseminate knowledge of the discipline of Psychology through teaching, research presentations and research publications
  • Able to work as a member of a team in both teaching and research development

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences covers a diverse range of disciplines and is comprised of 6 Schools, 1 Centre and CSU Engineering - the School of Management and Marketing, School of Accounting and Finance, School of Computing and Mathematics, School of Policing Studies, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, School of Psychology, Centre for Customs and Excise Studies and CSU Engineering.

Our Faculty are leaders in their fields of teaching and research and combine significant professional experience with academic expertise. Our schools continue to grow through close collaboration and consultation with private industry, regulators, professional bodies, community engagement, partnerships and global networks.

The School of Psychology has academic staff located on four campuses at Charles Sturt University, including Bathurst, Wagga, Albury and Port Macquarie. The School offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. The School's academic staff are active in a number of research areas, including clinical psychology, forensic psychology, developmental psychology, ageing, cognition, social psychology, personality and individual differences, health psychology, psychophysiology and rehabilitation. The School promotes psychology in general through the professional, educational and research activities of its staff, but has a particular commitment to rural and regional communities, as well as to promoting access to psychology education for indigenous Australians.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Tim Hannan | Head, School of Psychology | thannan@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 6338 4450

Closing Date: 11pm 31 July, 2018