University of Queensland: School of Psychology Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology

The School of Psychology at UQ is one of the most prestigious schools of psychology in Australia, and its strong reputation is built on excellence in both research and teaching. The School has thriving and dynamic research profiles in almost all areas of psychology, and is able to attract visitors from overseas and other institutions in Australia. It possesses good links, often through cross-appointed staff, with other schools in the University, thus creating opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative research.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the School’s web site at

The role

The successful applicant will be expected to engage in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and supervision in psychology, with a focus on health psychology at the postgraduate level. Administrative service and course coordination within the School will be required.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in health psychology, or related area, and full registration as a psychologist. Practice skills in health psychology are essential, as is experience and ability in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in psychology, supervising honours and professional masters theses.

The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to develop a coherent research plan and pursue a productive program of research in psychology, and provide evidence of publication in high quality academic journals and books. Capacity to develop an internationally competitive research program supported by external funding is essential.

Endorsement in health, counselling or sport and exercise psychology is desirable, but not essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated. While the role is advertised as full-time, we encourage applications from those who may be seeking a part time fractional appointment.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.



This is a full-time continuing appointment at Academic Level B or C.

The remuneration for Academic Level B will be in the range $95,771.32 – $113,728.12 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be $112,052.44 – $133,061.90 p.a.).

The remuneration for Academic Level C will be in the range $117,319.46 – $135,276.25 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be $137,263.76 – $158,273.21 p.a.)

Position Description

Lecturer – Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology.pdf



To discuss this role please contact Alex Haslam ( or Jolanda Jetten  (