Lecturer in Psychology - Early Career Development Fellow

RMIT University

Location
Australia: Melbourne - Bundoora
Reference #
591084
Closing Date
03-08-2021
Sector(s)

Education & Training

Vacancy Type
  • Clinical Psychology and Cross-Cultural Psychology focus
  • 1 x full time, fixed term (3 year) position available
  • Academic Level B ($98, 495 - $116, 965 PA + 17 % Super) based at Bundoora campus

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

Culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

About the College

The STEM College holds a leading position and expertise in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health (STEM) fields.  We are uniquely positioned to influence and partner with industry, as never before.

STEM College is a community of exceptional STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers and game-changers, supported by talented professional staff.  We offer higher education programs across all STEM disciplines at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, and ensure our students experience an education that is work-aligned and life-changing.

Further information on STEM College in this link.

As the Lecturer, Early Career Development Fellow in Psychology (ECDF), you 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, and for maintaining and advancing scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities.

About you

  • In the past 3 years, you have been employed as a casual at an Australian University and 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 including endorsement as an AHPRA-approved Psychologist
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively 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

Mandatory:

  • Performed casual teaching work in an Australian University within the last three years and not have been employed on a continuing basis at an Australian University
  • PhD in a relevant field and endorsement as an AHPRA-approved registered Psychologist
  • Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check

Preferred:

Completion of the Essentials in Tertiary Teaching Practice program or equivalent1?(if the appointed candidate does not meet this requirement at time of appointment, they will be supported to complete this as a requirement to fulfil their probation).

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 are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

To Apply 

Please submit your CV, cover letter and separately address the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below.

 PD - Lecturer ECDF Psychology.pdf

Applications close onFriday, 4th of June.

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RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

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.

Please note that due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently accepting applications from persons with current Australian work rights who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/ .


If you do not currently have Australian Work Rights, but would like to be notified about future positions when COVID-19 restrictions ease, then please visit our career site and create a job alert.

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Trans and Gender Diverse applicants

Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.

We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at mat.lewis@rmit.edu.au

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