Psychology Tutor/Lecturer - 0.3 Fraction (possibility of increasing to 0.7/0.8 fraction)

Trinity College - The University of Melbourne

Parkville , VIC 

Tutors / Coaching

Teaching Subject: Psychology

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.30 FTE)

Applications Close: 12 June 2024

We are seeking experienced Psychology Tutor/Lecturer who is passionate about student learning to join our Foundation Studies Program

<p><strong>About Us</strong></p><p>Trinity College offers one of the leading Foundation Studies programs in Australia, specifically designed to help international students transition into top university courses. The coursework is engaging, challenging, and tailored towards students’ desired study pathway.  Our curriculum has a proven record of 30 years&#39; experience and expertise in preparing students for success. </p><p>Trinity College is committed to provide a culturally safe environment to all students from diverse backgrounds.</p><p><strong>About the Role</strong></p><p>The Psychology subject is an elective component of the program that aims to introduce students to a broad range of psychological theories and principles that attempt to explain human behaviour, as well as the diversity of human experience in different situations and environments.</p><p>Reporting to the Subject Leader of Psychology, the Psychology Lecturer and/or Tutor position will be responsible for the preparation and delivery of a set curriculum, lectures and tutorials focusing on topics such as scientific theory and critical thinking, biology of the mind, child development, adolescence and adulthood, learning, intelligence, personality, social psychology, psychological disorders, therapy and stress and health. </p><p>In addition to the above, this role is also responsible for the preparation and administration of assessment, including the marking of student essays, presentations and exams, and writing student reports.</p><ul><li>The Psychology Tutor/Lecturer position is a fixed term, 12-month position commencing 18 June 2024</li><li>0.3 Fraction (possibility of increasing to 0.7/0.8 fraction) and is always subject to student enrolment.  The ideal candidate will be able to increase their work fraction in line with department requirements and student enrolments.</li><li>Foundation Studies 2024 Tutorials are currently scheduled on the below days:<br />    - Tuesday 9 and 11 am and Wednesday 4.00pm<br />    - Each tutorial is 1.5 hours duration</li></ul><p>Please note, this position involves face to face teaching (no option for online teaching).</p><p><strong>Skills &amp; Experience</strong></p><p>To be considered for this role, you must have an APAC accredited tertiary qualification in Psychology and considerable experience in lecturing and/or teaching in Psychology at Foundation Studies, VCE or University level. Having lecturing experience is desirable. PhD candidates are encouraged to apply.</p><p><strong>Salary Range:</strong> Level B3 – C1 FTE $86,791 – $95,212 (dependent on qualifications and experience) plus 11% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading.</p><p><strong>Benefits: </strong>Trinity College offers a warm, collegiate and flexible work environment for all staff and a range of benefits including:</p><ul><li>  Professional Development Opportunities</li><li>  Flexible Work Arrangements</li><li>  Employee Assistance Program</li><li>  Discounted Gym Membership from Melbourne University</li><li>  Discount on Health Insurance with BUPA</li><li>  Salary Packaging</li></ul><p><strong>Enquiries:</strong> Dr Maureen Vincent, Subject Leader Psychology Email: mvincent&#64; </p><p><strong>To Apply</strong></p><p>Applicants must be Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or hold a valid work permit or visa. The successful applicant must secure, or be in the process of securing, a Working with Children approval. </p><p>To be considered for this position, you must submit:<br /> </p><ul><li>A current copy of your resume</li><li>A cover letter to include a start date, full availability - days/hours and if you have the flexibility to increase your fraction/hours throughout the year (and by how much) </li><li>Response to the key selection criteria, as outlined in the attached position description.  Applications without a response to the key selection criteria will not be considered.  Please provide evidence of outstanding student feedback, in support of your application. </li></ul><p><strong>Application closes on Wednesday, 12 June 2024. Interviews will take place as applications are received, so don&#39;t delay in applying.</strong></p><p>Trinity College celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.</p>


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