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Lecturer - School of Psychology

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Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health Sciences, Level B

  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Dynamic and interesting role

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, comprises of five schools, and our mission is to improve the health and care of individuals and communities in South Australia, our region and globally through world class research, learning and practice.

Programs taught out of the faculty train medical practitioners: surgeons, dentists, nurses and psychologists and other health professionals. The faculty boasts one of the largest concentrations of leading researchers, academic teachers and clinical titleholders working across the areas of health.

The School of Psychology is one of those five schools and offers undergraduate and postgraduate level education in psychology. Research areas in the school spans several core areas of psychological inquiry, utilising both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Strengths in the school are in the areas of health and clinical psychology, cognition and brain, and social and organisational psychology. The school offers an intellectually stimulating environment in which to work in a prestigious and vibrant University community.

This role is to teach developmental psychology with an emphasis on child psychology within the School of Psychology. 

Salary: (Level B) $94,135 - $111,788 per annum.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 9.5% applies.

Term of position: This fixed term contract is available until March 2018. The position is available on a 1.0FTE full-time basis but with the ability to reduce down to 0.8FTE.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  • A PhD or equivalent higher academic qualification
  • A commitment to excellence and demonstrated experience in teaching and co-ordinating courses for undergraduate psychology students
  • Ability to teach developmental psychology with an emphasis on child psychology
  • A strong desire to mentor and teach through various methods including conduct tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, and workshops.

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Professor Anna Chur-Hansen, Head of School of Psychology, email:

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Closing date: 5 May 2017

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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