Lecturer in Psychology, Early Career Development Fellow
Melbourne, Australia
6d ago
source : THEunijobs
  • Bundoora Campus Location
  • 3 Year Fixed Term Contract, 1.0 FTE
  • $98, 495 - $116, 965 PA + 17 % Super
  • About the role and college / portfolio

    The College at RMIT University comprises three Schools delivering a broad range of programs in science, engineering, health and technology at higher education certificate, bachelor, masters and PhD levels.

    There is a vibrant research community attracting funding from a range of government and industry sources. The College has an annual income of approximately $550 million and employs over 1,400 staff providing on and offshore programs to approximately 30,000 students.

    The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences comprises three Academic Clusters (Allied Health, Applied Health, and Biomedical Sciences).

    Primarily based at the RMIT Bundoora campus, we undertake teaching and research across ten disciplines : Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Exercise Science, Human Biosciences, Laboratory Medicine, Medical Radiations, Nursing, Osteopathy, Pharmacy and Psychology.

    The Lecturer, Early Career Development Fellow in Psychology (ECDF) will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School in the Discipline of Psychology, specifically focusing on Clinical Psychology and Cross-Cultural Psychology.

    The role will be responsible for undertaking teaching activities within the Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs, clinical psychology supervision in the Postgraduate program, and for maintaining and advancing scholarly, research and / or professional capabilities.

    About you

  • In the past 3 years, you will have been employed on a casual basis at an Australian University, but not on a continuing basis
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake course coordination and prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high-quality curriculum or program materials
  • Clinical practice experience with clinical supervisor status, including endorsement as an AHPRA-approved registered Clinical Supervisor
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning
  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links
  • An ability to supervise research projects and an interest in supervising PhD students
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Qualifications

  • PhD in a relevant field and endorsement as an AHPRA-approved registered clinical supervisor.
  • Preferred :

  • Completion of the Essentials in Tertiary Teaching Practice program or equivalent1 (if the appointed candidate does not meet this requirement at the time of appointment, they will be supported to complete this as a requirement to fulfill their probation).
  • Note : Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

    Bring your whole self to work

    We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together.

    When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences, and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

    We're proud to share with you some of our wins :

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
  • We are ranked #1 in the world for our efforts to reduce inequality in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020.
  • RMIT University is placed 10th in overall times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020 , rocketing up from 82nd place in 2019.
  • In 2020, RMIT University has become the first Australian institution to receive the Excellence in Research Award, recognized by the European Commission.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency three years in a row!
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018, 2019 and 2020.
  • We were recognised as a top-five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • The launch of our second Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa- a "commitment to share" - an important step in our reconciliation journey.
  • To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role. Candidates are requested to separately address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

    For any inquires please contact Associate Professor Sophia Xenos, Discipline Leader, Psychology at sophia.xenos rmit.edu.au

    Applications close Sunday 20 September 2020.

    We are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements . Please contact us via your preferred type of communication : email TalentSupport rmit.

    edu.au or call Kassie on +61399252442 with your request(s).

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    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age.

    Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander community.

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