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Expression of Interest - Teaching Associates and Supervisors for Graduate Diploma in Psychology online and Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced online

Job No.: 627042

Location: Online

Employment Type: Sessional

Duration: Sessional until 31 December 2022 

Remuneration: Sessional rates apply

The Opportunity

Two of the largest online courses at Monash University are recruiting for future sessional Teaching Associates and Supervisors.

The Graduate Diploma in Psychology is designed to allow graduates of other disciplines to retrain in psychology. The opportunity is for passionate educators to join our team as teaching associates which involves both teaching and marking. Teaching and marking one class is approximately 2 days per week, with these hours spread out across the week.

The Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced is a world-first online accredited 4th year (honours equivalent) in psychology, which contains a significant fully-online research project. The opportunities in this program are for Teaching Associates to teach and mark, and for Supervisors of students’ 4th Year research projects. The role is approximately 1-2 days per week, with these hours spread out across the week.

Both programs operate on a unique structure with 6 teaching periods per year, each running for 6 weeks with a 2 week break in between. 

Selection Criteria

We are looking for applicants who:

  • Have completed an APAC accredited 4th Year sequence in Psychology
  • Are at least part way through a Masters/DPsych/PhD in Psychology
  • Have teaching and/or supervision experience
  • Are passionate about online education and improving the student experience
  • Love working in a team but also work well independently

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

To be eligible for this role you must have a valid working visa in Australia and be located in Australia. If you have attained your Psychology qualifications overseas, you must provide evidence that your qualifications are equivalent to at least a Masters level in Psychology, as assessed by the APS.


Anthony Dimitracopoulos, Education Manager via or by phone, +61 3 9903 1644


As part of your expression of interest, please include the following in your application:

  • Resume
  • Short statement addressing why you would make a great instructor and/or supervisor in our program (no more than 1 paragraph)

If your application progresses to the next stage, you will be required to submit a short 4 minute YouTube video. At that point, further details will be provided on what to address in this video.

For general instructions on how to apply for roles at Monash, please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


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