Casual Psychology Academics


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Townsville, QLD 


Psychology, Psychology at JCU


$45.22 - $62.86 per hour

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Academic: Lecturer, Other Academic, Senior / Principal Lecturer

Job Description:

James Cook University (JCU) has casual teaching opportunities available in the Psychology Discipline. Investing in the future of your profession whilst developing your own career, you will have the opportunity to provide casual teaching, tutoring and marking within the College of Healthcare Sciences. Opportunities are available at the JCU Townsville Bebegu Yumba campus and remotely from any location within Australia. Remuneration: $45.22 - $62.86 per hour.

Job Requirements:

What you will bring to the role

To be successful in the role of Casual Psychology Academic, you will have: 
  • A tertiary qualification in Psychology
  • A strong commitment to delivering high-quality contemporary learning activities via face to face and online technologies to enhance the student experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to interact with a diverse range of students and stakeholders
  • The ability to work flexible hours during the academic year including days and evenings
  • The ability to deliver materials to cohorts of varying sizes from small tutorials of 8-25 students, to large lectures with up to 300 students.
The potential subject areas that you may cover include:
  • Introductory Psychology 
  • Psychopathology 
  • Health Psychology 
  • Critical Thinking 
  • Principles of Counselling 
  • Social Psychology 
  • Communication 
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Psychological Neuroscience 
  • Memory & Cognition 
  • Statistics & Research Methods 
  • Personality 
  • Lifespan Development 
  • Learning & Behaviour 
  • Psychometric Assessment 
  • Foundations of Modern Psychology

JCU is one of the world's leading institutions focusing on the Tropics and offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.

How to Apply

Visit the Careers at JCU website to submit your resume and covering letter via vacancy reference number 17625. Applications will be periodically reviewed and retained on file as an active application for up to 3 months. For further information please email



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