Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology James Cook University Singapore, Academic Group Education & Psychology Singapore

Job title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer* Psychology

Job posted: 30 August 2017

Closing Date: 22 September 2017


Established in 2003, the Singapore campus of James Cook University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs from James Cook University Australia. James Cook University Australia is recognized internationally as a leading research university and is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world (ARWU ranking). James Cook University focuses on providing high quality education that is both rewarding and fulfilling for students. Please visit http://www.jcu.edu.sg or http://www.jcu.edu.au for more information.


We are now seeking suitable candidates for the position of:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer* Psychology



*          Management and coordination of coursework teaching teams and significant contribution to coursework delivery

  • Supervision of fourth-year and postgraduate research projects
  • Research both independently and through collaborations
  • Significant professional contribution to the psychology discipline
  • Participate in service to the University where appropriate and as requested by the Campus Dean.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • PhD in Psychology (or final stage completion of the degree for Lecturer level appointment)
  • A publication record relative to career stage
  • Success in obtaining research funding
  • Evidence of quality teaching and supervision of students at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate level

*       The ability to teach across a range of subjects including (but not limited to) biological psychology, research methods/statistics, sensation and perception

*        Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with colleagues in an academic environment and with people from diverse backgrounds

*          Excellent oral and written communication skills


Desirable Criteria:

  1. Membership (or eligibility for membership) of the Australian Psychology Society (APS)
  2. Membership (or eligibility for membership) of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists

*The level of the position offered will be determined by the interview panel.


Dr Denise Dillon, Head of Academic Group Education & Psychology
Tel: +65 6709 3730 
Email: denise.dillon@jcu.edu.au


Employment type: Fulltime position subject to Ministry of Manpower Singapore jurisdiction and probationary period


Remuneration conditions: Attractive package negotiated with successful applicant (including relocation expenses, initial accommodation costs) commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should note relatively lower Singapore taxation rates and possibility of annual-wage-supplement equal to a month’s salary at end of calendar year.


Lecturer: SGD77 000 per annum – SGD102 000 per annum


Senior Lecturer: SGD91 000 per annum – SGD121 000 per annum


Method of Application


Applications should provide all of the following:

  • up-to-date CV including research record
  • full statement of qualifications
  • statement systematically addressing the Selection Criteria
  • teaching profile
  • recent teaching evaluations
  • completed Summary Application Form


If you have the appropriate qualifications and proven experience to deliver successfully on the above responsibilities, we invite you to send in your application in confidence to the Director, Human Resources, at the following email address: humanresources-singapore@jcu.edu.au Please state the position you are applying for in subject header. Applications should include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria for the position and an up to date CV.

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