Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Clinical Psychology

Sims Drive, Singapore
12 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is fully owned by James Cook University Australia, which is ranked in the top 2%* of universities in the world. James Cook University Australia established its Singapore campus in 2003 as part of its expressed intent of internationalising its activities and offers a suite of university level programs at the Singapore campus covering the areas of Business, Information Technology, Psychology, Education, Accounting, Arts, Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Games Design, Tourism and Hospitality.

James Cook University offers Higher Degree by Research programs# such as Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy and pathways to a higher degree.  James Cook University focuses on providing high quality education that is rewarding and fulfilling for students.

The campus is growing, and very friendly and academic staff across the disciplines and administrative staff often interact.  At any time, there are students on campus from at least 40 different countries, mainly from the region, but also including a growing cohort from Europe.  Singapore is an interesting place to live and provides easy access to other countries in the region.  The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to expand their cultural experience while living in a fascinating and exciting city.

The Psychology Department at JCUS offers APAC (Australian Psychological Accreditation Council) accredited Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) degrees. Please visit http://www.jcu.edu.sg or http://www.jcu.edu.au for more information.

*The level of the position offered will be determined by the interview panel.


  • Provide clinical supervision for intern clinical psychologists undertaking their internal placement atthe Psychology Clinic or in external agencies
  • Contribute to the Psychology Department through teaching in Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs
  • Provide research supervision for fourth-year students, Clinical Master and Doctoral students
  • Develop and maintain a high level of professional activities including Active Research Program

Key Selection Criteria:

  1. Doctoral level qualification in Clinical Psychology (will consider Masters level for Associate Lecturer for highly experienced, Australian-registered clinician)
  2. Minimum 2 years clinical experience
  3. Psychology Board of Australia registered, evidenced by current registration or previous registration in Australia.
  4. Evidence of quality teaching and clinical supervision of students in psychology at Undergraduate and/or Postgraduate level
  5. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with colleagues in an academic environment and with people from diverse backgrounds
  6. Research skills in quantitative or qualitative methods and track record of publications in clinical field commensurate with the level of appointment.
  7. Excellent oral and written communication skills

Highly Desirable Criteria:

  1. Membership/Eligibility for membership of Australian Psychological Society(APS) and membership/Eligibility for membership of APS College of Clinical Psychologists
  2. A publication record relative to career stage

Enquiries: Dr Carol Choo, Director of Professional Programs, Clinical Psychology; Tel: +65 6709 3760

Email: carol.choo@jcu.edu.au

Employment type: Fulltime tenure subject to Ministry-of-Manpower-Singapore jurisdiction and probationary period.

Remuneration and conditions: The positions command an appropriate remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience. All employment salary arrangements are offered in SGD. Candidates must consider the lower tax structure in Singapore and the organisational practice of Annual-Wage-Supplement equal to a month’s salary at the end of the calendar year(as eligible) subject to JCU board’s decision.

Lecturer: SGD78 000 per annum – SGD110 000 per annum

Senior Lecturer: SGD92 000 per annum – SGD130 000 per annum

Method of Application

Applications MUST provide all the following:

  1. Up-to-date CV including research record
  2. Full statement of qualifications
  3. Statement systematically addressing the Selection Criteria
  4. Teaching profile and recent teaching evaluations
  5. Completed Summary Application Form

Applications without any of the above will not be considered.

Please state the position and reference number you are applying for in subject header and send your application to humanresources-singapore@jcu.edu.au

Closing Date: 6 June 2018