Lecturer in Psychology
University of Adelaide

Lecturer in Psychology

Job no: 514371
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level B

A balanced (teaching and research) academic position is available in the School of Psychology. The School’s major research themes are health and wellbeing, human cognition and performance, lifespan development, social and cultural dynamics, and education and meta-research. Your research and teaching expertise would be in any one of these, although we are especially interested in building capacity in personality/individual differences, and social psychology. More generally, we are keen to continue to evolve in translational, interdisciplinary and industry-related research. In terms of teaching, we seek an energetic, enthusiastic, and collegial academic to contribute to the delivery of our on campus undergraduate and honours programs, and our innovative online Graduate Diploma programs.

To be successful you will need: 

  • A PhD in Psychology.
  • Clearly defined research interests aligned with the School’s research strengths and feasible plans for obtaining funding, with tangible outcomes as demonstrated by outputs.
  • A record of peer-reviewed publications at national and international level.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise the research of undergraduate, honours or postgraduate students.
  • Demonstrated excellence and innovation in teaching at a tertiary level, including preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, and workshops; as well as marking and assessment activities.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 4th August 2024.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Peter Strelan
Head of School of Psychology
P: +61 (8) 8313 5662
E: peter.strelan@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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Advertised: 04 Jul 2024 12:00 AM
Applications close:04 Aug 2024 11:55 PM

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