Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Social Psychology and/or Research Methods

University of Queensland
December 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$104,579 - $124,187
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  • School of Psychology

  • Join a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • Collaborate with highly awarded, world-class colleagues

  • Educate future generations & create an exceptional student experience

  • Based at our picturesque St Lucia campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

    As part of our commitment to research excellence, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world-class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and post-fellowship contracts via our UQ Amplify initiative.

    At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. Not only do we have one of the largest PhD enrolments in Australia, but we have also made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

    About This Opportunity

    Our prestigious School of Psychology is seeking an experienced Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to join the dedicated academic teaching team within the areas of social psychology and/or research methods.

    In this role you will develop, coordinate and deliver blended learning curriculum and innovative assessment primarily for undergraduate courses within the School. This will include preparation and delivery of lectures and tutorials, coordination and leadership of postgraduate tutors, and management of course assessment and marking.

    This is a full-time, continuing, teaching and research focused position. This opportunity is being offered at Academic Level B or Level C commensurate with the successful candidate's skills, abilities and experience.

    As a Lecturer (Level B), you will have the opportunity to further your expertise and growing profile in teaching, research and service and engagement. At this level, you may coordinate the activities of other staff and contribute to the effective supervision of Honours and Higher Degree by Research students and, as a Teaching and Research academic, you will aspire to achieve national recognition in your field of research.

    As a Senior Research Fellow (Level C), you will be able to leverage your established record of achievement in teaching (including clinical teaching, where appropriate), research and service and engagement. At this level, you will lead the activities of other staff and will have an active and effective record of supervising Higher Degree by Research students successfully to completion as principal supervisor. As a Teaching and Research academic, you will achieve national recognition and have a developing international profile in your field of research.

    For further information about The University of Queensland, our School of Psychology, life in Brisbane, and the key responsibilities of the role and selection criteria for each level, please view thisappointment booklet.

    What We Can Offer?

    The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad: from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

    At Academic Level B, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $104,579 - $124,187, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $122,358 - $145,299 annually.

    At Academic Level C, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $128,109 - $147,717, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $149,888 - $172,830 annually.

    Visa sponsorship and relocation support may be available for this appointment. You can find out more about life in Australia's Sunshine State here.


    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Jolanda Jetten (Head of School, School of Psychology) via email at [email protected].

    For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Responses to the ‘About You' section (found within the appointment booklet above)

  • Applicants should specifically address in your cover letter which academic level you are interested in applying for (Level B or C).

    Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Monday 11 December 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number: R-32356).

    Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for the week commencing 18 December 2023.

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