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This is an exciting new role focusing on the development of expertise and excellence in teaching and teaching leadership, specifically in Developmental Psychology in the Undergraduate Program. This role will enhance the student experience through the delivery of outstanding teaching, focusing on pedagogic innovation, and governance and leadership of academic programmes. The role will contribute to teaching and learning committees, co-ordinate a core unit required for our APAC accredited undergraduate course offered both on campus and via OUA, chair an elective developmental unit in our accredited Honours Program, and drive new initiatives and opportunities in these areas within the department. Teaching a workshop in the Master of Professional Psychology will also be required. Supervision of research projects of students in our Honours and HDR program will also be a role requirement.
This role is required to demonstrate leadership in the design of assessment delivery across the undergraduate core units consistent with requirements by APAC. The role will include participation in the collation and submission of materials to APAC for accreditation rounds.
The level of appointment will be dependent on qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will have a PhD or Doctorate in Psychology or a related area. The candidate will have demonstrated experience developing and delivering training, as well as assessing students to achieve professional competence. You will have experience convening units and demonstrate leadership capability in your capacity to comprehend the broader strategic objectives, whilst recognising the contribution of each topic to the overall Program and the importance of satisfying external accreditation requirements.
The Department of Psychology at Macquarie University offers accredited undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Psychology to satisfy the requirements for registration as a psychologist. It is a research-intensive department that is home to the Centre for Emotional Health, and the Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise, and Training, and other highly productive research groups and laboratories, with a state-of-the-art simulation precinct. The Macquarie University Psychology Clinic, the Centre for Emotional Health Clinic, and e-Centre Clinic offer specialised psychological services to the general community.
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This position requires criminal record and qualifications checking.
Employment in this position is conditional upon holding a Working with Children Check Clearance.
Given current Australian Government COVID-19 border restrictions applications for this position are only being accepted from Australian citizens or permanent residents or people currently residing in Australia with full working rights.
Specific role enquiries: Professor Erik Reichle, Head of Department on firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively, Professor Kerry Sherman, Deputy Head of Department on email@example.com.
General role enquiries: Rohana Nagarajah, HR Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 9850-8352
Applications Close : Wednesday 7 October at 11:55pm (AEDT)
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