University of South Australia

University of South Australia

Lecturer (Psychology) (Teaching Academic Level B)

Australia

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  • Based in the Justice & Society Unit at the Magill campus

  • Full-time, two (2) year fixed term contract
  • Starting salary: $109,074 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    The Lecturer is responsible for the development, delivery, and coordination of courses within the Psychology undergraduate and postgraduate programs and contribute to UniSA Justice & Society's research agenda.

    The position will contribute independently and as part of a team to support the UniSA Justice & Society's teaching and scholarship outcomes and carry out activities to maintain and develop their scholarly and/or professional activities.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    Developing new knowledge and multi-disciplinary solutions to some of society's most pressing issues, UniSA Justice & Society offers a wide range of programs and conducts world-class research in the fields of law, psychology, social work, human services and social sciences.

    Core Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate and deliver courses on campus, offshore, online or via other appropriate methods
  • Support the Academic Unit's and University's teaching and learning initiatives in ways that will enhance the student experience and ensure UniSA graduates are the preferred employees of their field.
  • Contribute to scholarly activity, independently and/or as a member of a team, which enhances scholarly teaching practice and maintains currency with the discipline/profession
  • Create, foster and enhance links with relevant business, university and community bodies that assist the advancement of University and Academic Unit objectives
  • Plan, review and manage resources to facilitate the Academic Unit's teaching activities
  • Essential Skills and Experience

  • A doctoral qualification in Psychology and Undergraduate Psychology qualifications
  • Demonstrated high quality teaching outcomes with evidence of a strong commitment to continuous improvement of teaching practice and learning outcomes, in on-campus and online settings
  • Demonstrated establishment of a program of scholarship that enhances the teaching outcomes of the Academic Unit by conducting scholarly activity, independently and/or as a member of a team
  • Some experience working with Schools and industry as partners and in the delivery of professional development
  • Demonstrated high standard of interpersonal ability, written and oral communication skills and the ability to work as a member of a diverse team
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A variety of leave arrangements
  • Culture

    As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

    Start Your Unstoppable Career!

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

    Please address your cover letter to Emma Kelvin, Consultant: Recruitment Central and include detail of your passion for teaching first year students of Psychology.

    For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 6099.

    Applications close: 11:30pm Monday 3 June 2024

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment. #LI-DNI #S-DNI

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    Job details

    Title

    Lecturer (Psychology) (Teaching Academic Level B)

    Employer

    University of South Australia

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    May 14, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 03, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Psychology,Social Science

    About the employer

    The forerunners of today’s UniSA were the South Australian School of Art, founded in 1856, the first of several Teacher Training Colleges formed in 1876, and the School of Mines and Industries which was established in 1889. These schools were renowned for providing quality education and for responding to the needs of the nascent colony of South Australia.

    The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous. Ranked number one in Australia for quality education and number six worldwide and with 100% of assessed research rated at or above world-class, the University is young, innovative and offers students the chance to gain real-world experience.  Focused on life beyond the classroom, the University of South Australia offers a practical approach to teaching and learning. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready.

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