Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

University of Tasmania - Faculty of Health

The Faculty of Health provides high quality research and education, the latter specifically attuned to health workforce needs and reform. The Faculty of Health and Menzies Institute for Medical Research are currently engaged with the formation of the College of Health and Medicine.

The Lecturer in Clinical Psychology will have knowledge, competency, and teaching experience in a range of clinical topics at postgraduate and undergraduate level, including cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), professional ethics, psychological assessment, and psychopathology. The incumbent will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate professional training programs in Psychology and within the School of Medicine.

In the role you will:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings, and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations.
  • Utilise contemporary technological approaches to enhance learning and teaching and undertake scholarly undergraduate and honours teaching of a high quality.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry, and/or wider community.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

You will be employed on a full-time, ongoing basis.


To be considered, you will have:

  • A PhD in psychology.
  • A good record of, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field of psychology, demonstrated by a record of quality publications, presentations at conferences, and preferably success in securing external competitive and other funding.
  • Experience in University-level teaching and learning.
  • A record of contributing effectively to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry, and the wider community.
  • Professional experience as a clinical psychologist.
  • Registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and holding area of practice endorsement in clinical psychology. International applicants must hold registration as a clinical psychologist in their country of origin and apply to undertake a transitional program for overseas applicants to obtain registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $127,368 comprising base salary within the range of $92,326 to $108,862 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Professor Juan Canales, Head of Division - Psychology (e: Juan.Canales@utas.edu.au / t: 03 6226 7471).

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter, and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Tuesday, 26 December 2017.

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