Associate Professor School of Psychology - Australian Catholic University - Melbourne, Australia

  • Provide academic leadership
  • Continuing, full time opportunity
  • Based at the Melbourne campus
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,000 staff supporting more than 30,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.
As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.
In the recent 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment, ACU received the top score of five in Human Movement and Sports Science (1106), Nursing (1110), Public Health and Health Services (1117) and Psychology (1701), ranking Psychology in ACU as "well above world standard".
The national School of Psychology, located within the Faculty of Health Sciences, offers courses on three campuses located in Melbourne, Strathfield (Sydney) and Brisbane. The School has a strong emphasis on quality research and research training outcomes, and is developing a key presence in the emerging Health Research Institute at ACU.

The School is seeking an experienced and qualified academic who will take full advantage of this enhanced research environment and who can provide academic leadership for the postgraduate programs. More specifically you will:
  • supervise HDR, honours and Master students
  • provide administrative leadership though leadership of learning and teaching
  • establish productive research collaborations
  • support the implementation of strategic initiatives at Faculty and School level
You will require general registration with AHPRA as a psychologist, an area of practice endorsement in clinical and/or educational and developmental psychology, and be an approved supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia.
You will also need to demonstrate:
  • a PhD in Psychology
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • strong leadership and relationship management skills
  • effective operational and administration management skills developed in a tertiary or public sector environment
The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.
How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Description AProf Psychology PD.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description.
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Total remuneration (pro-rata) valued to $110,847 - $130,747 pa, including salary component $93,667 - $110,590 pa (Academic Classification Level D), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
General enquiries can be directed to Professor John Gleeson, National Head, School of Psychology on (03) 9953 3108.
Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.
Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy.
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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday, 16 October 2016
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