Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 26 May 2023

6 May 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Psychological sciences
Researcher Profile

Leading Researcher (R4)

Application Deadline

26 May 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

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?


Offer Description

About Western

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. The University is ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide, and as a research leader, over 85 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above. The University’s clear mission is to create thriving communities by producing successful graduates and impactful research with a clear mission to create thriving communities by producing successful graduates and impactful research, driven by four values of boldness, integrity, fairness and excellence. 

About The Role

The School of Psychology is at the forefront of excellence in research, teaching, and clinical training. Psychology at WSU is recognised as performing above world standard in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation. Psychology subjects are ranked in the top 200 Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings and in the top 250 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject. The School is committed to the provision of clinical services, quality research, student learning and retention with a focus on providing students with clear professional pathways that prepare them as job-ready graduates. It provides two undergraduate (B Psych (Hons) and B Psych Sciences undergraduate programs and two postgraduate professional practice programs: Master of Clinical Psychology and Master of Professional Psychology and is currently developing other postgraduate programs. 

The School is based across three campuses located at Bankstown, Parramatta and Kingswood. The School of Psychology is seeking to recruit suitably qualified and experiences academics to positions in Psychological Science, Psychology and Clinical Psychology to contribute to teaching across programs, research across key research themes https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/schools/sop/research and to postgraduate clinical placements coordination and/or clinical supervision in our Psychological Clinics.

This is a full-time, ongoing position and the campus location is negotiable upon appointment.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for, please apply ensuring that you clearly address each selection criteria in your application.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $131,136 to $154,738 p.a. (comprising Salary of $110,811 to $130,846 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Please contact Professor Tanya Meade, Dean, School of Psychology via email psychology-dean@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 8:30 pm, Friday 26 May 2023

How to Apply

Please use the following link to submit your application


OR Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be directed to Western Sydney University’s website, to submit your application.

In addition to your resume and cover letter, you are required to address the selection criteria in your application. Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the Recruitment Team at recruitmentpartnerships@westernsydney.edu.au .

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For an ongoing/continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident and provide evidence at time of application.

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