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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Psychology Department

Macquarie University

Sydney Australia
Faculty of Human Sciences
Department of Psychology
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology

• Full-time, continuing position

Located on the north shore of Sydney, the Psychology Department at Macquarie University is a research intensive department that is home to the Centre for Emotional Health, the Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise, and Training, and other highly productive research groups and laboratories. As part of the Faculty of Human Sciences the Department is also closely affiliated with the Department of Cognitive Science and the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

The Role
We are seeking to employ a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology. Any area of specialisation will be considered but we are especially interested in individuals whose research builds on areas of existing or emerging strength, including expertise and elite performance, human factors, organisational psychology, perception and cognition, emotion, mental health, social psychology, and evolutionary psychology. Applicants with a strong interest in statistical methods are also encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will be expected to engage in a full range of academic activities including teaching, academic advising, research, supervising research projects, seeking research funding and participating as an active member of department committees.

The level of performance expected from applicants under each of the qualitative criteria will be commensurate with the level of appointment being sought. Please address criteria and upload as a separate document.

Essential Selection Criteria both levels (Level B & Level C):
• A PhD in Psychology or related disciplines
• A well-articulated research agenda and a track record of publications in high quality journals
• Demonstrated academic knowledge in the discipline and a commitment and capability to deliver high quality learning and teaching, including the design, delivery, and management of programs, lectures, tutorials, and assessments
• Excellent communication skills, with an ability to relate to staff and students from all backgrounds and to represent the Department to external stakeholders and the general public
• Demonstrated experience in making a useful contribution to the academic life and administrative tasks of the Department with a track record of effective team work

Additional Essential Selection Criteria for Senior Lecturer (Level C):
• A demonstrated ability to attract external funding for research and a record of competitive grant successes

Desirable Selection Criteria Lecturer (Level B):
• Experience and interest in interdisciplinary research

Desirable Selection Criteria Senior Lecturer (Level C):
• Experience and interest in interdisciplinary research
• Experience in the development of ongoing partnerships with industry and/or professional bodies

Salary Package: From $88,741 - $104,996 p.a. (Level B) ; from $108,354 – $124,607 p.a. (Level C). In addition for both levels 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment type: Full-time, continuing (permanent) available from August 2013

Enquiries: Enquiries should be directed to Prof Bill Thompson, Head of Department on bill.thompson@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 9949. For general enquiries please contact Patsy Moss, HR Administrator on patsy.moss@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 9821.

Applications Close: 26 May 2013

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the general enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Employment Network.

Ad has been online since April 1, 2013
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