School of Psychology and Wellbeing opportunities

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    University of Southern Queensland
    West Street, Toowoomba, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia
    Phone: 0746312663
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Toowoomba, QLD 


Psychology, Social Work

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Full Time - Continuing


Academic: Associate Professor, Lecturer, Other Academic, Senior / Principal Lecturer

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School of Psychology and Wellbeing

The University of Southern Queensland has forged a reputation as Australia’s leading regional University, recognised in particular for our outstanding performance in graduate employment, student support and social equity, and dedication to undertaking world-leading research.

The School of Psychology and Wellbeing is very excited to present multiple opportunities for skilled professionals focused on learning, teaching and research excellence. Recently, the School has expanded to include the additional disciplines of Social Work and Human Services and we are thrilled to announce that we will be offering two brand new Social Work Bachelor degrees from 2023. This, coupled with our strong growth in student numbers in recent years within our existing disciplines of Psychology and Counselling, is providing you with an opportunity to join our team and make a difference in people’s lives through strong connections with industry and community.

Positions are currently available for Associate Lecturers, Lecturers, Senior Lecturers and Associate Professors within Psychology, Social Work and Counselling disciplines.

More About the School of Psychology and Wellbeing Disciplines

Counselling Discipline

UniSQ Counselling is focused on preparing the next generation of client-focused, research-informed counsellors, who are compassionate, ethical, reflective, and adaptable. Our counselling staff are highly experienced practitioners who facilitate enriched learning experiences that nurture and support our counselling students’ unique professional journeys.

Psychology Discipline

The School of Psychology and Wellbeing at UniSQ was the first School in Australia to offer a standalone 6th year program. Our Master of Clinical Psychology – Advanced Entry program commenced in 2020 across both Ipswich and Toowoomba campuses. We also offer the Master of Professional Psychology and the Master of Clinical Psychology programs on campus at Ipswich and online via Toowoomba campus.

Social Work and Human Services Discipline

UniSQ Social Work and Human Services is focused on applying evidence-informed knowledge and skills to strengthen human relationships and wellbeing in the communities we serve. Our future Social Work graduates will be knowledgeable, skilled, and empathic practice-ready graduate practitioners. They will be catalysts for change and promote social justice through culturally safe contributions and ecologically sustainable Social Work practice.

As a staff member of UniSQ, you will experience of range of rewarding career, financial and lifestyle benefits, including:
  • Generous 17 % superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary sacrifice
  • Discounted personal travel
The University offers a range of different ways of working and connecting across our physical and virtual spaces to meet the needs of our students, partners and community. We value diversity and strive to foster an inclusive environment that is underpinned by our values and champions, embraces and respects differences.

We support and encourage applications from all diversity groups. With an increasingly diverse workforce, we understand that careers may be placed on hold or limited throughout many life circumstances. We recognise the importance of considering achievement relative to opportunity and encourage you to outline factors such as career breaks, gender, family, or other factors which may have resulted in a limited career progression.

To apply and discover more about these exciting opportunities visit

Applications close on 4 September 2022




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