Professor of Psychology

Darwin, Australia
Wednesday, 29 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 30 August 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Full time, continuing appointment

Research Active Academic Level E Salary $170,948 pa

Plus 17% super and 6 weeks annual leave

Casuarina Campus

Apply your expert leadership skills and Psychology experience to build the teaching and research profile of the College of Health and Human Sciences.

We are a new world university. Like our namesake, Charles Darwin, we think differently. We innovate, embrace change, challenge conventions and look for better ways. We’re not about tradition or legacy, privilege or exclusivity. We care about people as individuals, and about our wider society. We’re about what we can give to the world, rather than what we take. We cannot build a new world without diversity of thought, so we bring together people with unique perspectives in an inclusive and supporting learning environment to help them connect, discover and grow. This is the CDU difference.

The College of Health and Human Sciences at Charles Darwin University is evolving. We are strengthening our portfolio of flourishing programs; with a strong research base and exceptional community links, we are increasing opportunities for students in a range of programs. We are looking for people to join our successful teams - to innovate, to create, to develop and lead our new and exciting programs. This role will both challenge and reward, offer flexibility and career development. It comes with genuine work life balance, which will allow you the time to explore some of Australia's best kept secrets that are right here on Darwin's doorstep.

For further information on the College of Health and Human Sciences please visit our Website or download a copy of our Recruitment Brochure.  

As Professor of Psychology, you provide leadership and foster excellence in research, supervision and teaching in Psychology within the College of Health and Human Sciences. You will innovate and lead the development of Psychology programs at the university whilst developing strong relevant networks in both the NT and nationally to ensure the success, visibility and impact of Psychology at CDU.

To be successful you require a PhD in a relevant discipline including original, innovative and distinguished contributions to research, scholarship and teaching as demonstrated through sustained anddistinguished performance. Experience in academic program development and co-ordination alongside excellent leadership and communication skills will see you excel in this position. You will have demonstrated success in attracting research funding and other income, along with exceptional research collaborations and partnerships with high quality research outputs. We are particularly interested in recruiting individuals with a background and expertise that could help drive our work in resilience- whether this be related to mental health, positive psychology or community psychology. However, we welcome applications from across all areas of psychology which can make a significant impact on our work in the NT and beyond.

To view the responsibilities of the role please click on the: Position Profile

All applications must be received online via the ‘Apply Now’ button and should include a cover letter anda detailed resume.

For a confidential discussion please contact Professor Dominic Upton (College Dean) on 08 8946 6263 or email

Charles Darwin University values inclusion and diversity in the workplace and aims to achieve a workforce that is representative of the community it serves. We encourage applications from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Applications Open: Wednesday 29th July 2020

Applications Close: Sunday 30th August 2020