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Lecturer, Psychological Science

Job No.:567238

Work type:Continuing


About the position

Shape the Minds of Tomorrow!

Our School of Psychology & Public Health is on the lookout for a dynamic and innovative Lecturer in Psychological Science. This is a full-time continuing position that offers the chance to be at the forefront of teaching and curriculum development in psychological science, mental health, and wellbeing. If you have a passion for nurturing future psychologists and making a tangible difference in students' lives, we invite you to join our esteemed faculty.

What you will do:

Craft and deliver engaging tutorials, practical classes, and workshops that captivate and educate our students.

Lead cutting-edge curriculum design, incorporating employability skills and innovative teaching methodologies.

Supervise and mentor undergraduate and honours students in research projects, guiding them towards academic excellence.

Engage in scholarly work that enhances the learning and teaching of psychological science, contributing to the broader academic community.

Skills and experience

  • a PhD or Master's degree (or equivalent) in psychology or a closely related field.
  • A proven track record of effective teaching and curriculum development across various modes of delivery, evidenced by positive student feedback or other measures.
  • A deep understanding of current and emerging teaching methods and pedagogies.
  • The ability to engage in and contribute to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning or related areas.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the capacity to work collaboratively within a diverse and inclusive environment.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

Closing date: Sunday 2 June By 11:55pm

Position Enquiries: Matthew Marques, Senior Lecturer E. m.marques@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Melissa Magaton, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner E. m.magaton@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

 PD - Lecturer, Psychological Science.pdf

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • An up-to-date resume
  • A response to the essential and desirable criteria


  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

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

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.



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