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Job Number : 30251
Type and Location : Lecturer / QLD - Other
Listed By : James Cook University on 22 May 2020
Lecturer, Psychology

A continuing opportunity to strengthen the Discipline of Psychology by pursuing excellence in teaching and research.

·         JCU Psychology is revisioning its programs, welcoming  a brand new era of education and research

·         Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide

·         Enjoy the tropical lifestyle that North Queensland offers while pursuing exciting career goals

A new era in education, clinical training, and research is unfolding at James Cook University. We are looking for dedicated, collegial professionals to join our team during this exciting phase of development. We are offering a continuing, full-time opportunity for a Psychology Lecturer, at the James Cook University (JCU) Townsville campus to strengthen the Discipline of Psychology.

What you can accomplish in the role 

Injecting renewed vision and focus, you will create and deliver materials to inspire the next generation of graduates. You will coordinate multi campus teaching teams and build a research portfolio that contributes to the development of a robust and ambitious research culture within Psychology at James Cook University. You will embrace the opportunity to extend your research in collaboration with the wider JCU Community and through your engagement with stakeholders of the communities in which JCU is embedded.

What you will bring to this role

You will have a track record of excellence in teaching and learning, experience of designing innovative educational materials suited to both face-to-face and online learning and have experience of subject coordination. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate a track record of research achievement relative to opportunity. Individuals with expertise in Cognitive Neuroscience or Learning and Behaviour are particularly encouraged to apply, but we would welcome applications from strong candidates with expertise in related areas. All candidates must have qualifications in Psychology, including a PhD.

Why JCU?

JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.  JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region and the tropics worldwide.

·         the opportunity to advance your career whilst living in the beautiful North Queensland tropics

·         five weeks annual recreation leave

·         professional development and support

·         attractive options for salary packaging plus employer contributed superannuation at 17%

·         well-equipped, modern facilities including on-campus shopping, gym, pool and childcare

·         balance of work and life so you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests


If you are a passionate academic looking to contribute to this valuable area of our University, please obtain further information and apply now via the Careers at JCU website. 

Vacancy reference: 17121

Closes: 20 June 2020 


Contact Details
Dr Kerry McBain

(07) 478 16390


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