Lecturer, Applied Psychology

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Apr 2024

21 Mar 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Research Field

Psychological sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Australia
Application Deadline

10 Apr 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Permanent
Job Status

Full-time
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Job no: 0061866
Location: Parkville
Role type: Full-time; Continuing
Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
School: Psychological Sciences
Salary: Level B – $114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Coordinate and enhance the Master of Applied Psychology program, overseeing internships, research projects, and contributing to teaching.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and research development within a leading psychology school, shaping future psychologists' practical skills.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

About the Role

The Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences seeks an exceptional individual to support the Master of Applied Psychology program, involving teaching, internship coordination, and research project facilitation. The role entails fostering partnerships with internship hosts, managing student experiences, and contributing to applied psychology instruction and curriculum development. Reporting to Associate Professor Cassie Hayward, the appointee will also have opportunities for personal research development while upholding the school's ethos and university policies.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with existing and potential future internship hosts
  • Working closely with the Master of Applied Psychology course convenor to ensure quality control for internship experiences
  • Carrying out associated teaching responsibilities including marking and subject coordination
  • Participating actively in ongoing curriculum development for the Master of Applied Psychology 

Who We Are Looking For

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong teaching skills, organisational abilities, and effective communication, alongside flexibility and a commitment to the university's mission. Desirable qualities include experience in applied psychology, work outside academia, and success in internship coordination.

You will also have:

  • A completed PhD in psychology
  • Demonstrated teaching and curriculum development skills, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and an ability to contribute to the teaching program in the Master of Applied Psychology
  • Evidence of well-developed organisational and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stakeholders

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

The Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, ranked among the top schools of psychology in Australia and globally, offers an unparalleled opportunity to make a profound impact in the field. With a focus on excellence in research and teaching, the School attracts exceptional students and fosters a vibrant community of academic, teaching, and research professionals. Collaborative research links with prestigious institutions and departments further enrich the academic environment.

What We Offer You!

In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits  page!

About the University of Melbourne

We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website  and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn .   

Be Yourself

The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at [email protected] , with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants

We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Brett Verity via email at [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Position Description

Applications close: 10 Apr 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time


Requirements
Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Country
Australia
City
Melbourne
Postal Code
Parkville
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/367827/lecturer-applied-ps…

Contact
City

Melbourne

STATUS: EXPIRED

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