Lecturer in Psychology

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Nathan, QUEENSLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

About Griffith University
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Griffith Health is one of the largest and most diverse single academic Health faculties in the Australian University sector. The Health Group consists of eight schools (Allied Health Sciences, Applied Psychology, Dentistry and Oral Health, Human Services and Social Work, Medicine, Medical Science, Nursing and Midwifery, and Pharmacy) and provides an extensive array of high quality and innovative education programs ranging from the enabling biomedical and social health sciences to professional and clinical disciplines. Currently over 10,000 students and more than 700 staff work within the Health Group, as well as a network clinical training sites and practitioners who collaborate in our research and teaching.

Further information about Griffith Health and its constituent schools, research and research programs, clinics and dedicated staff can be found on the Griffith Health website at http://www.griffith.edu.au/health . The School of Applied Psychology currently has 51 academic staff and a number of research fellows across two campuses (Gold Coast and Mount Gravatt), whose teaching and research interests span organisational, clinical, cognitive, social, developmental forensic, health and experimental psychology.

The opportunity
You will have a developing research profile, will be highly committed to teaching excellence, and will actively and effectively supervise Honours and postgraduate research student projects. The position will commence with a Teaching and Researchprofile of which the appointee will be required to undertake teaching and research in their chosen area of expertise and contribute to the School’s teaching and scholarship outcomes including teaching excellence and engagement activities. 

This is a full time, continuing position, commencing in January 2020. This role can be based at either the Gold Coast or the Mt Gravatt campus, however the successful applicant will be expected to do some teaching and / or supervision at their non-resident campus as required.

About you
The appointee will have a PhD in Psychology with demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in teaching psychology in one or more of the areas of child clinical psychology, child disability, or developmental psychologyThey must have a proven ability in the administration of University courses and be able to supervise Honours and postgraduate research students. The appointee will also demonstrate capacity to conduct and publish quality research, with evidence of high quality papers and national and international impact of research with the capacity to contribute to an area of research strength in the School. Further the appointee will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and readiness to contribute to both the School and University. 

Salary range
Lecturer (Level B): $94,361 - $112,057 per annum. Salary packing including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $110,402 - $131,106 per annum.

How to apply
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description: 00059837_PD.pdf
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Note:  Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only.  File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information
For further information about this role, please contact Professor David Neumann, Head of School on +61 (0) 7 5678 8307 or email d.neumann@griffith.edu.au .

For application queries, please contact Jinita Dhall, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 6551.

Closing date: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

s the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

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