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Lecturers/Senior Lecturers/Associate Professors in Psychology
Faculty of Science

University of New South Wales

Sydney Australia
Lecturers/Senior Lecturers/Associate Professors in Psychology

Faculty of Science

School of Psychology

REF. 9289NET

The School of Psychology is seeking to make up to four academic appointments in psychology at the level of lecturer, senior lecturer, or associate professor (levels B, C or D). The successful applicants will carry out independent research, teach courses and supervise research projects in the School's undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

The School of Psychology at UNSW is located in the Faculty of Science and is recognised nationally and internationally for its excellence in research and teaching. It is a leading Australian Psychology Department on quality measures such as research publications and competitive grant funding. Psychology at UNSW achieved the highest rating of 5 in Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA) assessments in both 2010 and 2012.

The School has well equipped research and teaching facilities and offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs that attract outstanding students from Australia and overseas. The School’s postgraduate programs include the Masters of Psychology in Clinical, Forensic and Organisational Psychology, and matching combined PhD/Masters of psychology programs which have, for the last 10 years been providing high quality training for Professional Psychologists in New South Wales. UNSW is located 5 km from the centre of Sydney and is close to other research centres, teaching hospitals, transport, shopping, and beaches.

These positions are designed to augment and complement the School’s existing strengths in cognitive, clinical, social, forensic, organisational and developmental psychology, perception and neuroscience. Preference for one position may be given to applicants who could contribute to research and teaching in the area of molecular/genetic influences on cognition and behaviour.

Outstanding candidates with a proven track record in research with funding support are strongly encouraged to apply. Senior appointments are expected to have a national/international reputation in their relevant discipline. Subject to appropriate experience positions will be convertible full time continuing (equiv. tenure-track) or full time continuing (equiv. tenured). The preferred starting date is January 2014.

The salary range (effective 04/01/2013) for Lecturer is A$88,359 - A$104,163 per year, Senior Lecturer is A$107,320 - A$123,125 per year and for Associate Professor is A$128,393 - $141,032 per year, depending on qualifications and experience, plus 17% employer superannuation plus leave loading. Women and Equal Employment Opportunity groups are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should systematically address the selection criteria in their application.

Enquiries may be directed to Professor Simon Killcross by telephone (61 2) 9385 3034 or email: s.killcross@unsw.edu.au

For further information about the School, please visit: www.psy.unsw.edu.au

For full details of this position, application procedure and other vacancies, go to the HR website at: www.hr.unsw.edu.au/jobs.html

Applications close : 08 April 2013

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