Job ID: 145445

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Psychology)

Monash University Malaysia

  • Aug. 12, 2020
  • Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Psychology)
  • Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
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  • Monash University Malaysia
  • Oct. 31, 2020
  • Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
    Assistant Professor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Psychology - Social
    Psychology - Educational
    Psychology - Developmental
    Psychology - General
    Cognitive science
    Social Sciences - General

The Role
A Level B academic is expected to make contributions to the teaching effort of the university and to carry out activities to maintain and develop her/his scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession or discipline.

This position will be based on Main Campus, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia.

Reporting Line: The position reports to Head, Department of Psychology

Term: Fixed term of 3 – 5 years

Key Accountabilities
Specific duties required of a Level B academic may include:

The conduct of tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and/or studio sessions
Initiation and development of subject material
Acting as subject coordinators; the preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars
Supervision of the program of study of honours students or of postgraduate students engaged in course work
Supervision of major honours or postgraduate research projects
The conduct of research
Involvement in professional activity
Development of course material with appropriate advice from and support of more senior staff
Marking and assessment
Consultation with students
A range of administrative functions the majority of which are connected with the subjects in which the academic teaches
Attendance at departmental, school and/or faculty meetings and/or membership of a number of committees
Skills & Experience

The appointee will have:
a doctoral or master’s qualification in Social Psychology / Developmental Psychology or other relevant qualifications or equivalent accreditation and standing
Knowledge and Skills

Possess a high level of interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team across both the education and service sectors
Demonstrated statistical analysis and manuscript preparation skills; including developing a solid track record of refereed research publications
Ability to work positively and cooperatively with students, internal and external teams and external organisations
Demonstrated strong record of teaching experience in a tertiary environment
Demonstrated ability to motivate, actively engage and educate a given audience
Demonstrated experience in curriculum and subject material development
Proven ability, commitment and passion for engaging in scholarly and research activities
A demonstrated capacity to work in a collegiate manner with other staff in the workplace

Travel to other campuses of the University may be required
There may be a requirement to work additional hours from time to time
There may be peak periods of work during which taking of leave may be restricted

About Us
Monash University is Australia’s largest university, and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight research intensive universities. In the most recent QS World University Rankings, Monash rated 58 in the world.

Monash is a global university. In addition to its four Australian campuses, it has a comprehensive campus in Malaysia and centres for graduate education in China and India. It also has a teaching and conference centre in Italy. A unique alliance with the University of Warwick (UK) sits alongside an array of international collaborations with leading universities and corporations around the world, expanding the University’s global network.

Monash University Malaysia is Monash’s third largest campus, with over 8000 students and 900 staff. We are a comprehensive campus offering degrees in business, engineering, medicine, science, information technology, pharmacy, social science and humanities across seven Schools. We are rated among the very best among universities in Malaysia, and the quality of our research output positions us among the very best universities in Southeast Asia.

Monash University Malaysia provides Monash University with a platform for scholarly engagement with the dynamic Southeast Asia region. We are located in greater Kuala Lumpur, in the Klang Valley, one of the region’s industrial hotspots. We sit in the heart of the rapidly developing economic corridor linking Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and beyond. Our education and research is oriented towards deep engagement with this dynamic social and industrial landscape.

In 2018, we celebrated our twentieth anniversary in Malaysia. Since our establishment in 1998 we have produced more than 16,800 graduates from more than 78 countries. We provide a diverse and inclusive scholarly environment.

In 2017, Monash Malaysia was awarded a Six Star SETARA rating by the Malaysian Ministry of Education.

This places us in the very top "outstanding" cohort of Malaysian Universities.

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The Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences was established in 2005. The School’s vision is to become a leading medical school in Asia, as measured by the quality and impact of its teaching and research, and, through these, to engage with and serve the community. By pursuing this vision, the school contributes to the University’s mission to improve the human condition by advancing knowledge and fostering creativity.

The School offers the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business, Bachelor of Psychological Science, Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours), Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science, Master of Professional Counselling, Master of Biomedical Science and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs.

Delivery of the medicine program is spread over several locations with the first two years being taught at the Monash University Malaysia in Bandar Sunway, Selangor while the subsequent three years being taught at the Clinical School in Johor Bahru. For more information, please visit:

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    Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Monash University Malaysia

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