Associate Professor in Psychology

Melbourne, Australia
06 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Sep 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

SALARY RANGE: $139,700 to $153,659 pa (plus 17% super)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time and continuing
LOCATION: Melbourne Burwood Campus


The School of Psychology are seeking to make a teaching and research leadership appointment in the area of internalising disorders, with a focus on depression, anxiety, and self-harm/suicide or body image/eating disorders.

This will include:

  • Program and course development, maintenance and delivery, ensuring relevance and curriculum quality.
  • Leading and making an outstanding contribution to the Faculty's undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs that is consistent with the University's Strategic Planand core commitments.
  • Making an outstanding contribution to research and scholarly publication in one of the School or Faculty's areas of researchstrength.
  • Attaining recognition at a national andinternational level in the psychology/internalising disorders discipline.


  • PhD in a relevant field (or equivalent).
  • A record of excellent achievement in teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • A record of excellent achievement in teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Demonstrable academic leadership and professional expertise in the field of psychology/internalising disorders.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Professor Jane McGillivray, Head of School, School of Psychology, Tel +61 3 9244 6426, Email

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 2 September 2018

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