Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology job with DEAKIN UNIVERSITY | 290078 – Times Higher Education

  • Melbourne, Burwood Campus
  • Full-time and Continuing
  • AC_C $122,950 – $141,381 + 17% Superannuation
  • AC_B $100,837 – $119,266 + 17% Superannuation

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Cloud Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities.

The Senior Lecturer will contribute to the School of Psychology’s capacity relating to the development, coordination, and delivery of psychological assessment content across our 4th year and post-graduate psychology courses.

The successful candidate will have a background in Clinical Neuropsychology, or Educational and Developmental Psychology, or a complimentary area with a strong focus on assessment and be familiar with the administration and interpretation of standardised psychological instruments (eg. Wechsler tests, achievement tests, tests of personality)

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide an excellent contribution to the school’s teaching and research programs
  • Exhibit and/or publish high quality research in national journals of high repute
  • Contribute to leadership which enhances the achievement of Deakin’s strategic goals in research, teaching, engagement, and innovation
  • Contribute to the development of the school’s research agenda, including competitive external research funding activities and performance in ERA
  • Enhance the quality of teaching and learning, including identifying and responding to opportunities to advance the discipline
  • Contribute strongly to the leadership of the School, Faculty and University
  • Develop strong relationships with research, community, industry and government for enhanced teaching and research outcomes.

To be successful you will have:

  • PhD or PG equivalent qualification in a relevant field (e.g., Clinical Neuropsychology, Educational & Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology – if you have a strong track-record in assessment)
  • Experience teaching in the field of Psychological Assessment at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.
  • Experience in the design, preparation, and delivery of curriculum resources with a focus on Psychological Assessment, and/or Psychometrics and test development
  • Excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching
  • Ability to contribute to the faculty’s undergraduate and post graduate teaching programs in a manner that influences, motivates, and inspires students to learn.
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