Lecturer in Psychology, University of New England, Armidale (Australia)

une2About Psychology Program

The discipline of Psychology sits within the School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences. The Psychology Program at UNE has 25 full-time equivalent academic staff members and has received an ERA research rating of 4 (above world standard) by the Australian Research Council. We offer a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Psychology. For more information please visit: http://www.une.edu.au/about-une/academic-schools/bcss/study-areas/psychology.


About the role

The discipline of Psychology is seeking an enthusiastic and qualified academic to strengthen and expand the University’s research and teaching capacity. The area of expertise within Psychology is open. The incumbent will be expected to pursue a research program in Psychology, supervise student research projects, fulfil relevant administrative roles, and work as a member of different teams. Initial teaching duties will be to coordinate and teach into two large team-taught introductory psychology units that are delivered in both on-line and face-to-face formats, and to deliver an upper division reading unit in the incumbent’s area of expertise.

  • Continuing, full-time
  • $ 90,618 to $ 107,397 per annum, Level B
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation
  • Relocation assistance provided


As Lecturer in Psychology you must have a PhD in Psychology at the time of application. You will need to demonstrate potential for development of a strong independent research program and the ability to contribute to our teaching mission. You also will need to provide evidence of effective interpersonal skills and collegiality.

About UNE

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation. UNE is proud of its heritage and status as one of Australia’s oldest universities and we are committed to maintaining the tradition of distinction for which we are renowned.

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you’d expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

To find out more, visit: www.armidaleregion.com.au/ or www.experiencethehighs.com.au/

Additional information

To discuss this role please contact Dr Andrew Talk, phone 02 6773 3725
(+61 2 6773 3725 from outside Australia) or email atalk@une.edu.au. To find out more about the School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences visit: www.une.edu.au/bcss

Closing Date:    27 January 2017

Reference No:   216172

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria in your application.


 Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.