Associate Professor of Psychology & Director of the Clinical Psychology Program

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Jul 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0001928
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full time/Continuing
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Level D – 162,590 - $179,123 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wuurang people. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

The Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences is one of six schools within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. The School’s teaching is underpinned by excellence in research across a range of fields, including cognitive and behavioural neuroscience, cognitive and mathematical psychology, social and personality psychology, and clinical science.

About the Role
The School is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to serve as Director of its popular postgraduate clinical psychology program, complement and extend its research strengths, and contribute more broadly to its teaching programs. Reporting to Professor Kim Felmingham, the successful applicant will have attained recognition as a leading figure in their discipline of clinical psychology and achieved distinction at national and international levels.

Responsibilities include:

About You
You will bring your outstanding interpersonal skills, with excellence in building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external), with the capacity to nurture a collegial organisational culture based on shared values and priorities. You can evidence your successful supervision and timely completion of fourth year and postgraduate research students, as well as your success in obtaining external research funding, and building productive research collaborations.

You will also have:

About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

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The University of Melbourne is required to comply with applicable health guidance and directions issued from the Victorian Health Minister. All University of Melbourne employees are to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption order applies. Applicants must meet this requirement when submitting an application.