Assistant Professor B, Psychology/Behavioural Sciences

Gold Coast, Australia
23 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the position

Situated within the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, the Bond University Medical Program is comprised of two sequential degrees, the Bachelor of Medical Studies and the Doctor of Medicine. The program has full accreditation with the Australian Medical Council and places a strong emphasis on the quality of student experience. The Quality Indicators of Learning and Teaching (QILT) rankings have listed Bond University Medicine number 1 in Australia for student satisfaction with teaching quality, student support and skill development.

With the leadership of senior academic staff this position will play a key role in development of curriculum resources, assessment items and delivery of behavioural science and/or psychology content within the Medical Program. Additional responsibilities including establishing research activities in an area that is synergistic with existing research within the faculty.  Particular areas of interest include but are not limited to medical education fields including curriculum development, student assessment, interprofessional education, stigma in healthcare, First nations health and education, evidence based practice, social and behavioural science and psychology.

About the person:

The successful candidate will possess a PhD or equivalent qualification. You will have a developing track record of effective teaching, research, and academic administration within the higher education sector, ideally within a medical education context.

Candidates with expertise in any field of social and behavioural science or psychology are welcome to apply, the faculty also encourages those with teaching experience in health advocacy or public health to submit an application.

All candidates will have exceptional communication skills and the ability to work in teams with academics from multiple disciplines.

Salary details:

Bond University  offers vibrant campuses with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to) competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of the main campus library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site at main campus.

Remuneration for the position is $117 334 plus 9.5% superannuation and will be commensurate with skills and experience. Salary packaging options are available for eligible employees.

Additional information:

Enquiries regarding these exciting opportunities can be directed to the Dean of Medicine, Professor Kirsty Forrest at

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria.

Applications will be submitted online via the Careers at Bond University candidate portal.  Please follow the “How to apply” instructions provided. All candidates will be required to register prior to submitting an application.

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Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment for these positions are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.