Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Townsville, Australia
25 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Key position to contribute to postgraduate training in clinical psychology through innovative, best practice methods

  • Work for a world-leading University
  • Great opportunity to develop & conduct research activities in Clinical Psychology
  • Work in a great team environment with dedicated, professional colleagues
  • $110,898 - $127,310 plus 17% superannuation

We offer an exciting opportunity for a Senior Lecturer, Clinical Psychology to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). A continuing appointment, this position is based at the Townsville campus in picturesque tropical north Queensland, where you can enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals.

College of Healthcare Sciences

As part of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, the College of Healthcare Sciences promotes, fosters, supports and administers quality teaching and research at JCU in the areas of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Clinical Exercise Physiology and Sport and Exercise Science.

Over the past 40 years Psychology at JCU has earned a strong reputation for the integrity of its courses and the quality of its graduates. Psychology was a foundation discipline at the beginning of James Cook University and current studentenrolments across all three campuses - Townsville, Cairns and Singapore, place the discipline of Psychology as the third largest at JCU.

Your role

As an accomplished professional in your field you will strengthen the Discipline of Psychology at JCUby conducting high impact, independent research together with the potential to attract research funding. You will also teach into the psychology program and supervise Higher Degree by Research, Honours and Postgraduate students.

Key to your success will be your contribution to the psychology program through coordination, development and teaching of coursework subjects using innovative, best-practice methods.  You will design contemporary and effective curriculum utilising various methodologies (including online and blended learning) providing high quality learning experiences that engage students.

As you will provide clinical supervision for students on placement in the postgraduate clinical psychology programs, you must be endorsed as a clinical Psychologist, approved as a Clinical Supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia and maintain AHPRA registration.

As a talented and dedicated Psychologist you would share our passion to make a positive difference to the lives of people living in the tropics.  You will have the opportunity to develop and broaden your career in a supportive and inclusive environment, all while surrounded by the beautiful tropics of North Queensland.The opportunity to develop collaborative links with our Singapore program is strongly encouraged.

The benefits

Consistently voted in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.  JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.

  • generous superannuation scheme
  • five weeks’ annual recreation leave
  • flexible working arrangements
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • Well-equipped, modern facilities
  • Balance of work and life so you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests.

Join us on our journey as we develop the health professionals of the future, click "apply now" to be taken to the JCU careers page where you can find further information on JCU, download the position description and further instructions on how to apply.

Vacancy Numbers: 16251

Applications close: Midnight 18 February 2018