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Job Number : 35989
Type and Location : Lecturer / QLD - Other
Listed By : James Cook University on 13 Jan 2022
Senior Lecturer, Psychology
James Cook University (JCU) is committed to creating a brighter future for life in the Tropics worldwide through graduates and discoveries that make a difference. We now have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated professional to join our dynamic team of educators and learning experts in the Psychology discipline within the College of Healthcare Sciences.

  • Full time,continuing
  • Academic Level C: $116,650 - $133,913 p.a plus up to 17% superannuation
  • Based at the JCU Townsville Bebegu Yumba Campus.
What you can accomplish in the role

Joining a dynamic and dedicated team of professionals you will relish the opportunity to strengthen the Discipline of Psychology by pursuing high quality teaching, developing innovative curriculum, contributing to research, research supervision and administration.  You will become instrumental in developing and delivering innovative curriculum in our undergraduate program which is pivotal to student engagement and success

What you will bring to the role

With a PhD in Psychology, you can demonstrate strong management, leadership, and negotiation skills an established research portfolio and evidence of exceptional teaching in any or several of the core foundational areas of psychology, including research and statistics, memory and cognition. You will work well independently as well as in teams and have a track record of achieving ambitious goals in tight deadlines. Creative problem-solving abilities and excellent communication skills will also be essential to succeed in this challenging yet rewarding role. 


About Townsville

Bordered by the Coral Sea, the Wet Tropics and the Outback, the Townsville region has a vibrant natural landscape, rich Indigenous history and beautifully preserved Federation architecture.  Located approximately 1350 kms north of Brisbane (or a 1.50hr flight) and 350 kms south of Cairns, Townsville has a strong and diverse economy in which significant industries such as health and education services, government and defence, construction and mining, prosper.  Sunny days, warm waters, cool ocean breezes and a generally comfortable climate are part of what make Townsville such a popular place to live.  

JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.

We support our people through the provision of:
  • generous superannuation scheme with up to 17% employer contributions
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • five weeks annual recreation leave
  • well-equipped facilities including on-campus medical centre, cafes, gym, pool and childcare.

How to Apply

If you are a passionate academic interested in contributing to this valuable area of our University, please visit the Careers at JCU website and apply today. Vacancy reference 17619
Contact Details
Associate Professor Kerry McBain

[email protected]

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