Lecturer in Health Psychology and Organisational Psychology, Opportunity at MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY – SYDNEY AUSTRALIA, North Ryde, Australia.

  • Post Date: November 22, 2021
  • Apply Before: December 31, 2021
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Job Overview

Lecturer in Health Psychology and Organisational Psychology

Why is Industrial-Organizational Psychology Important? -

  • Salary Package: Lecturer (Level B) from $103,914 to $$122,947 p.a., plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment type: 2 x Full time continuing positions, available to start in early 2022. Part time arrangements will be considered.
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

The Role

We seek highly motivated, flexible, teaching innovators with extensive professionally based experience and/or online education experience for appointment as Teaching & Leadership Academics in two positions as Lecturer in Health Psychology and Lecturer in Organisational Psychology.

Reporting to the Head of School, you will contribute to the development and delivery of teaching across the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes. You will enhance the student experience through the delivery of outstanding teaching, focusing on pedagogic innovation, and governance and leadership of academic programmes. You will coordinate units within our APAC accredited degrees, contribute to teaching and learning committees, and drive new initiatives and opportunities in these areas within the School. You will be required to supervise research projects of students in our Honours, Masters, and HDR programmes.

The Macquarie University Academic Job Family Framework recognises and rewards the breadth of academic work. The Teaching & Leadership Academic is a specialist teaching and leadership role for academic staff who demonstrate excellence in teaching and leadership. As a specialist role, Teaching & Leadership Academic staff dedicate their workload contribution to Teaching, Teaching Leadership, and Service.

These roles are required to demonstrate leadership in the design of assessment delivery across the taught units consistent with requirements by APAC. These roles will include participation in the collation and submission of materials to APAC for accreditation rounds.

About You

The successful candidates will have a PhD in Psychology or a related area. As a successful candidate you will have demonstrated experience developing and delivering training, as well as assessing students to achieve professional competence. You will have experience convening units and demonstrate leadership capability in your capacity to comprehend the broader strategic objectives, whilst recognising the contribution of each topic to the overall Program and the importance of satisfying external accreditation requirements.

About Us

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We’ve helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world, and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia’s first female Vice-Chancellor.

The School of Psychological Sciences at Macquarie University offers accredited undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Psychology to satisfy the requirements for registration as a psychologist. It is a research-intensive department that is home to the Centre for Emotional Health, and the Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise, and Training, and other highly productive research groups and laboratories, with a state-of-the-art simulation precinct. The Macquarie University Psychology Clinic, the Centre for Emotional Health Clinic, and e-Centre Clinic offer specialised psychological services to the general community.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

To Apply

To be considered for one of these positions, please apply online by submitting your CV, with details of your discipline, and a cover letter outlining how you meet the selection criteria below.

  • A PhD in Psychology or related area
  • Demonstrated academic knowledge in the discipline of Health Psychology or Organisational Psychology
  • Experience in unit co-ordination and delivering high quality learning and teaching, including the design, delivery, and management of lectures, tutorials, assessment, and large support staffing pools in large teaching units
  • Demonstrated innovation in pedagogy, teaching practice, and online learning and/or curriculum development of accessible units pertaining to Health Psychology or Organisational Psychology
  • Demonstrated success in the academic leadership in the delivery/development of units using innovative approaches, including evidence of positive outcomes
  • Evidence of creating a superior student experience and engagement with undergraduate cohorts
  • Proven communication skills, with an ability to relate to staff and students from all backgrounds and to represent the School to external stakeholders and the general public
  • Awareness of the standards and delivery of accredited programs
  • Registration as a Psychologist is required for the Organisational Psychology position


  • Record of supervision of student research projects
  • Registration as a Psychologist for the Health Psychology position

This position requires criminal record and qualifications checking.

Employment in this position is conditional upon holding a Working with Children Check Clearance.

Given current Australian Government COVID-19 border restrictions applications for this position are only being accepted from Australian citizens or permanent residents or people currently residing in Australia with full working rights.

Specific role enquiries: Professor Erik D. Reichle, Head of School on erik.reichle@mq.edu.au

General role enquiries: Rohana Nagarajah, HR Administrator at rohana.nagarajah@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: November 26th at 11:55 pm (AEDT)





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