Lecturer, Psychology

Updated: 15 days ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: PartTime


  • Part-Time 0.6FTE, Ongoing position for Lecturer in Psychology 

  • Salary Level Academic B + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements 

  • Based at the Bundoora campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University 


About RMIT 

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 95,000 students and 10,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. 


Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates. 


Our Culture 

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together. 


Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion. 


What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.  


Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices. 


About You 

The Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School in the Discipline of Psychology. More specifically, you will make a significant contribution to the teaching of programs at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, undertake clinical supervision in the Postgraduate program, and be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional capabilities. You will also be expected to develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the University’s research focus areas to achieve success in attracting research funding and to produce high quality outputs. You will also actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. You will also be expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation. You may also be responsible for course coordination.  


To be successful in this position, you’ll have as a minimum 

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate large courses at undergraduate and post-graduate levels and online, including high quality curriculum and program materials and ability to implement innovative approaches to student-centered learning and quality improvement.

  • Ability to undertake course coordination role.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning.

  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links.

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.

  • Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration

  • PhD in relevant field  

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check. 


About the School 

The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences comprises three Academic Clusters (Allied Health, Applied Health, and Biomedical Sciences). Primarily based at the RMIT Bundoora campus, we undertake teaching and research across ten disciplines: Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Exercise Science, Human Biosciences, Laboratory Medicine, Medical Radiations, Nursing, Osteopathy, Pharmacy and Psychology. Many of our programs include Work Integrated Learning as an intrinsic part of student learning, both through placements in partner industries and through the University’s student led Health Sciences Clinic located at Bundoora. 

We have a strategic focus on chronic disease and integrative health care with cross-cutting themes of: Indigenous Health, Exercise & Nutrition, Ageing in Health & Disease, and Medical Devices, Diagnostics and Prognostics. The School is internationally and nationally competitive in the clinical and biomedical sciences. Research within the School is supported by modern facilities and state-of-the-art equipment. 

 Details of the School can be found at:  



To Apply  

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Jenny Seo via email jenny.seo@rmit.edu.au 



Applications close on 24th May at 11.59pm.  

Applications Close:
24 May 2023 11.59 pm

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to  being  a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.  

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via talentsupport@rmit.edu.au or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https://www.rmit.edu.au/careers .

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. 

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