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Job Number : 42407
Type and Location : Lecturer / Melbourne
Listed By : Swinburne University of Technology on 8 Jul 2024
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology (2 positions)

  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer positions in Psychology at Swinburne University
  • Full-time and Part-time (ongoing) opportunities at our Hawthorn campus
  • Academic Level B or Academic Level C + 17 % Superannuation

About the Roles 
We currently have opportunities for two Lecturers and/or Senior Lecturers to join the Department of Psychological Sciences at Swinburne University on a full-time or part-time basis. 

The Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Psychology hired into these roles will contribute to teaching in postgraduate clinical psychology and will provide clinical supervision to postgraduate students in the Psychology Clinic. The incumbents will be responsible for coordinating and supporting sessional and other teaching staff to ensure a high-quality teaching experience for students and will also develop and manage industry partnerships and conduct research.

Our undergraduate psychology programs provide students with foundational skills and work integrated learning to undergo further training in psychology and/or research or enter the workforce with a Psychology degree. After successfully completing their course, students in the postgraduate clinical and/or forensic psychology courses are eligible for general psychologist registration in Australia, and to begin their registrar program for Area of Practice Endorsement in Clinical and/or Forensic Psychology. 

About You  
To be suitable for this role you will have the following key accountabilities: 

  • Contribute to teaching in clinical psychology, including preparing and delivering seminars, tutorials, practical classes, and assessments.
  • Assist in the development of innovative teaching and learning methods, including online and other modern pedagogies in teaching and learning.
  • Contribute to course design and coordination.
  • Maintain the quality of the programs through program review and meeting industry and accreditation needs, educational requirements and quality standards. 
  • Develop a network of contacts to support and contribute to the delivery and ongoing development of the programs. 
  • Contribute to the research activities and outputs of the Department of Psychological Sciences.
  • Provide clinical supervision to postgraduate clinical psychology students to support them toward achieving competencies in line with APAC accreditation standard and course objectives.

For more information on this role please refer to the Key Selection Criteria on the Job Description 


  • Registration with AHPRA with specialist endorsement in clinical psychology.
  • Psychology Board Australia approved supervisor status.
  • A Doctoral degree (PhD or DPsych) or a demonstrated case of equivalent research and advanced training in clinical psychology practice.

About Swinburne University of Technology 
Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To Apply 
Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Descriptions attached and indicate the position you are applying for: Lecturer Level B or Senior Lecturer Level C.  

To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page. 

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Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected]

Applications Close: August 12th, 2024, at 11pm. 

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity 
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  

For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

Victoria’s Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes 
As a signatory to Victoria’s Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.  

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant
Contact Details
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

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