Lecturer in Psychology (3 positions)

University of New England, Australia - School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences

  • Continuing, full-time
  • $93,336 to $ 110,619 per annum (Level B)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary Packaging Options are available
  • Relocation assistance provided

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.                                   

About the Psychology Program
The Psychology Program at UNE has 25 full-time equivalent academic staff members and has received an ERA research rating of 4 (above world standard) by the Australian Research Council. We offer a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Psychology. For more information please visit: http://www.une.edu.au/about-une/academic-schools/bcss/study-areas/psychology. 

About the role
The discipline of Psychology is seeking three enthusiastic and qualified academics to strengthen and expand the University’s research and teaching capacity. The area of expertise within Psychology is open. The incumbents will be expected to pursue an active research program in Psychology, supervise student research projects (including fourth-year level projects that involve group data collection), fulfil relevant administrative roles, and work as a member of different teams in providing instruction. Initial teaching duties will be to coordinate and deliver a unit in our fourth-year program, and teach into team-taught undergraduate psychology units that are delivered in both on-line and face-to-face formats. One of the incumbents is needed to coordinate and deliver a fourth-year professional skills unit. 

Skills & Experience
The successful applicants will have a PhD in Psychology. Applicants should also have a strong research profile in psychology relative to their stage of career, evidence of teaching ability, ability to supervise psychology honours students, excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate and perform effectively within teams, and willingness to perform administrative/service roles within the discipline and the University. 

Additional information
To discuss this role please contact Dr Andrew Talk:  phone 02 6773 3725 or email atalk@une.edu.au

To find out more about the School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences, visit www.une.edu.au/bcss 

About Armidale
Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property. 

To find out more, visit: www.armidaleregion.com.au/ and/or www.experiencethehighs.com.au/ 

Closing Date:   27 August 2017 

Reference No:   217131 

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application. 


Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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