Lecturer, Psychology


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Townsville or Remote Work Available 




$95,937 - $113,201 per year

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Full Time - Continuing


Academic: Lecturer

Job Description:

James Cook University (JCU) is committed to creating a brighter future for life in the Tropics world-wide through graduates and discoveries that make a difference. We now have an exciting new opportunity for a dedicated professional to join our dynamic team of educators and learning experts in the Psychology Discipline within the College of Healthcare Sciences.
  • Full time continuing position
  • ACAD B: $95,937 - $113,201 p.a plus 17% superannuation
  • Located in Townsville or remote within Australia.

What you can accomplish in the role

Strengthening the Discipline of Psychology by pursuing excellence in teaching and research, you will teach and coordinate subjects in the 4th year external offering of the psychology program by developing and implementing technology enabled, evidence based, high quality, contemporary curriculum focused on enhancing the student experience and graduate outcomes in online higher education. You will conduct supervision of a program of study of 4th year students and postgraduate students engaged in research activity.

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What you will bring to the role

In addition to a PhD in Psychology, you will have experience in high quality teaching, coordination and supervision in a range of applied topics in psychology including subjects aligned with practice in the profession and research methods. A well-developed research plan with experience in research or scholarly activities resulting in publications will also be essential to succeed in this rewarding role.


JCU is one of the world's leading institutions focusing on the Tropics and offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth.

We support our people through the provision of:
  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • five weeks annual recreation leave
  • well-equipped facilities including an on-campus medical centre, cafes, gym, pool and childcare.
How to Apply

If you are a passionate academic looking to contribute to this valuable area of our University, please visit the Careers at JCU website and apply today - vacancy reference 17620. Applications close 8th November.



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