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Lecturer in Developmental Psychology

University of Queensland

Brisbane Australia

Lecturer in Developmental Psychology – Two positions available

The School of Psychology at The University of Queensland is seeking two lecturers in Developmental Psychology to join an area of research excellence.
The School of Psychology is one of the largest and most prestigious schools of psychology in Australia, and its strong reputation is built on excellence in both research and teaching. There is a strong tradition of developmental psychology at the University of Queensland, spanning the discipline from basic research to applied and clinical work. The School hosts the Early Cognitive Development Centre, a dedicated facility for recruiting and testing infants and young children. Also within the School is the Parenting and Family Support Centre, a research and training facility that focuses on understanding and ameliorating behavioural and emotional problems in children. The School has ongoing research links with local and state-wide primary schools, as well as a number of private educational institutions serving children with developmental disorders. The School also has continuing collaborative research relationships with paediatric researchers at several Brisbane hospitals.
The role: Currently seeking two Lecturers in the field of Developmental Psychology to start in late 2013 or early 2014. Appointees will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research supervision, and research in relevant areas. The successful applicants will be expected to develop an independent program of externally funded research. Course coordination and administrative service within the School will be required.

The person: Applicants will hold a PhD in the area of Developmental Psychology or a closely related discipline. The appointees will have an established research track record, as well as ability in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate programs in developmental psychology, and supervising honours and postgraduate students.

Remuneration: One appointment will be made on a full-time, continuing basis at Academic Level B. One appointment will be made on a full-time, fixed term basis at Academic Level B for a period of 5 years. The remuneration package will be in the range of $81,857 to $97,205 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%.

Enquiries: To discuss this role please contact Professor Virginia Slaughter on +61-7-3365- 6220 or email hos@psy.uq.edu.au. To submit an application for this role, go to http://www.uq.edu.au/uqjobs/ and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

Applications close: 15 April 2013

Job No.: 494430

UQ is an equal opportunity employer.

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