Associate Professor in Teaching and Research Psychology

Banyule, Australia
01 Sep 2017
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01 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time
  • We are ranked 4 (above world standard) in Psychology research and 5 (well above world standard) in Neuroscience research in the ERA assessment.
  • We possess well established and highly regarded Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology programs and an associated Psychology Clinic
  • Full time, continuing role Melbourne (Bundoora) $111,162 to $147,459 per annum plus 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

An exciting opportunity for an established scholar in the field of Clinical Neuropsychology with ability to teach clinical neuropsychology topics covering theory, assessment and intervention; supervise provisional psychologist postgraduate students in Clinical Neuropsychology practice; and contribute to postgraduate, honours and undergraduate programs and to the research profile of the Department of Psychology and Counselling is currently available.

In this new role, you will conduct and lead innovative and high impact research, obtain research funding and contribute to a research culture of excellence at La Trobe University.

Skills & Experience

The completion of a PhD qualification and psychologist registration with endorsement as Clinical Neuropsychologist or the equivalent are requirements of this role. You will have proven effectiveness in curriculum development and teaching and mentorship and supervision of a range of students. The ability to provide leadership is essential coupled with strong record of research publication and success in obtaining research funding.

Your ability to build relationships with a range of industry partners and be capable of promoting research links will see you succeed in this role.


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Closing date:  Sunday 1st of October

Position Enquiries: Professor Eleanor Wertheim | TEL: +61 3 9479 2478 | Email:

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All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on 9479 1234.