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, fixed term to 31 December 2024
- Academic Level B: $97,856 - $115,465 plus up to 17% superannuation
- Can be based anywhere in Australia
What you can accomplish in the role
to the development, coordination and delivery of online postgraduate/graduate
entry curriculum in psychology, you will develop, implement and review
innovative learning activities and assessments to facilitate engaged learning
experiences for a global audience of online learners. You will undertake
subject coordination duties and contribute to the scholarship and community
engagement activities of the University, Division and Discipline.
What you will bring to the role
a tertiary qualification in Psychology including a PhD or equivalent, you will
have a demonstrated ability to contribute to the development of online
university psychology curriculum with experience in subjects such as
Psychopathology, Principles of Counselling, Learning, Memory, Cognition,
Neuropsychology and Environmental Psychology. You will be highly passionate
about higher education, work well independently and in teams and have a
successful 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 rewarding role
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 17622.