Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer, Psychology - Tenders Global

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer, Psychology

Deakin University


  • Flexible location
  • Full-time and continuing
  • Level B $104,619 – $123,739 or Level C $127,561 – $146,683 + 17% Superannuation

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities. 

In addition to their teaching responsibilities, the selected individual will actively participate in research initiatives, contribute to publications, and secure funding that aligns with the School of Psychology’s core research strengths. For further details on our research focus, please refer to the School of Psychology research page.

Please note this role will be recruited as a Level B Lecturer or Level C Senior Lecturer according to the successful candidate’s background and experience.

Your key responsibilities will include (Please view PD for each role for specific selection criteria):

  • Maintain deep discipline knowledge which is applied to inform unit design.
  • Lead teaching teams to develop effective unit curricula and learning resources (including through unit leadership roles)
  • Develop effective assessment tasks and rubrics at unit and course levels.
  • Provide clear assessment criteria and timely feedback to learners to demonstrate learning outcomes.
  • Initiate, designs and conducts and may lead productive, high-quality research, scholarship and creative activities generating high impact outputs
  • Supervise honours and/or HDR students with timely completions and productive, high quality outcomes
  • Adopt and promote a culture of research excellence, innovation and impact
  • Complete the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Learning and Teaching.

Key selection criteria for this role (Please view PD for each role for specific selection criteria):

  • PhD in a relevant discipline and/or professional doctorate or masters in the relevant discipline area
  • excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design and research supervision
  • Reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/or success in obtaining external research funding.
  • Registered psychologist (AHPRA) * Desirable
  • Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor. * Desirable
  • Applied for and/or attracted research funding or consultancy income in the area of research strength for the School of Psychology. * Desirable

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

 PD – Lecturer 545700.pdf

 PD – Senior Lecturer 545700.pdf

Applications for this position close on 9 October at 11:55pm. 


  • Working with Children Check (refer to Recruitment Procedure)

Please submit your resume, a short cover letter and responses to the corresponding Level B or Level C Key Selection Criteria within the position descriptions.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Jaclyn Broadbent Deputy Head of School on [email protected] .

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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