Professor or Associate Professor of Psychology

Brisbane (Suburb), South East Queensland (AU)
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Contribute to world class research
  • Immense opportunity for national collaborations
  • Located at ACU’s Brisbane campus

In the recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluations, Australian Catholic University received the top rating of five – ‘well above world standard’ in Psychology.

The School of Psychology is seeking to appoint a Professor or Associate Professor of Psychology at ACU’s Brisbane campus.

Reporting to the National Head of School Psychology, this position will make a distinguished contribution to excellence in research and teaching, preferably in clinical/health psychology or cognitive science/cognitive neuropsychology. 

The appointed Professor or Associate Professor will attract external research funding and maintain a significant international research profile. Working collaboratively with members of the School, the position will foster and support early and mid-career researchers and further develop productive research collaborations nationally and internationally.

The successful candidate will have an exceptional research track record, with evidence of attracting competitive research funds and research productivity at the highest level. As a senior member of the School, the appointee will be expected to possess excellent leadership skills that foster academic mentorship in research and teaching activities across the school.

Australian Catholic University (ACU) welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. The University shares a worldwide commitment to quality in teaching, research and service.

ACU has over 2,000 staff supporting more than 30,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.

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Applications close: Sunday 4th December 2016

To apply - please go to and click on “APPLY ONLINE” using reference ACUpsy1116 addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler or Anthony Ellis, or call +61 3 9016 6000 for further information.