Monash University

Monash University

Lecturer - Educational Psychology and Counselling


Closing in 19 days

Lecturer – Educational Psychology and Counselling

Job No.: 655942

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

    Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities.

    Learn more about Monash.

    The Opportunity

    The Faculty of Education has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching – acknowledged by our students, end-users and partners and demonstrated through our rising position in international rankings. With our teaching and through our research and engagement, we work to improve the quality of education in Australia and around the world. With counselling and educational psychology, we work to improve wellbeing and mental health in our communities. We are proud to equip the next generation of educators, counsellors, educational psychologists and researchers with the skills and knowledge to flourish in their work, and make a real difference in the world. The Faculty has a vibrant research culture supported by research groups, international distinguished research fellows, our student community and visiting scholars.

    Monash University has an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer - Educational Psychology and Counselling to join our internationally recognised team. As a Lecturer, you will play a key role in shaping the future of counselling through proven teaching in counselling theories, applications and interventions within educational psychology and counselling fields.

    Reporting to the Head of School, your responsibilities will include; preparation, development and delivery of course material, supervision of postgraduate students and their respective research projects, conduct, publish and apply for research income in the field of educational psychology and counselling and the engagement with relevant departmental and/or faculty meetings.

    As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • A doctoral or masters qualification in the relevant discipline area or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • General registration with the Psychology Board of Australia or equivalent
  • Strong track record of teaching experience and demonstrated experience in achieving improved learning outcomes over sustained periods
  • Proven experience in delivery of community-based counselling and psychological interventions
  • Demonstrated research and manuscript preparation skills; including an established and relevant research base to draw upon
  • A research background that focuses on disadvantaged or minority families would be desirable
  • Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups.

    Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities –#ChangeIt with us.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

    At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Professor Andrea Reupert, Head of School of Educational Psychology & Counselling, +61 409 160 508

    Position Description

    Lecturer - Educational Psychology and Counselling

    Closing Date

    Tuesday 17 October 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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    Job details


    Lecturer - Educational Psychology and Counselling


    Monash University




    September 19, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 17, 2023

    Job type



    Education,Psychology,Social Science

    About the employer

    Monash University 

    Monash University Is the largest university in Australia, ranked in the world's top 100 and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight.  We're named after Sir John Monash, and fuelled by his desire for our students to leave here with a greater sense of purpose, and the skills and confidence to create positive change. 

    In under 60 years, we've grown from a single campus into an education and research powerhouse with a presence on four continents, committed to the challenges of the age.

    Our work is making an impact all over the world, from bringing clean water to villages in Africa to creating new life-saving medicines.

    An international experience

    With four Australian campuses, one in Malaysia and over 100 international partners, we're making a difference on a global scale.  You'll have access to more research collaborations, more global partnerships, and a greater choice of overseas opportunities.  

    All Monash courses have an international focus, whether you take subjects on global issues, participate in study abroad programs, or learn alongside students from diverse cultures.  Monash prepares you for the global workforce - you can start your degree in Australia, and continue your studies in Italy, Malaysia, India, China, or any of our 100 partner institutions worldwide.

    A recognised world leader in research

    We're active in over 150 fields of research across our 10 faculties, in areas as diverse as additive manufacturing, drug development, domestic violence and sustainable design. Many ideas developed at Monash - such as a new Malaria vaccine and 3D-printed engines - have been commercialised and are making a difference to the world we live in.

    Partnerships in industry and government

    Home to various precincts of innovation, we foster collaboration across traditional and unexpected disciplines.  We build teams and form links, we bring together diverse minds - researchers, companies, businesses and technology - creating knowledge hubs of the future.

    Plenty of options

    Our large range of courses allows you to match your studies with your ambitions.  Monash University offers one of the largest range of degrees in Australia, including over 140 innovative double degree options, bachelor, master and PhD degrees.


    We believe everyone should have the opportunity to make their mark on the world, which is why we offer over 200 different types of scholarships  for new and current students. They take care of everything from course fees to travel and accommodation. Our scholarships aren’t just reserved for those with the best academic track record – we provide support for disadvantaged students as well.

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