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Associate Professor, School of Psychology

Deakin University

Location: Melbourne - Australia
Salary: AU$139,700 to AU$153,659
£79,713.10 to £87,678.13 converted salary* pa (plus 17% super)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th August 2018
Closes: 2nd September 2018
Job Ref: 180511


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

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 180511_-_Associate_Professor.pdf

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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All applicants MUST provide a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria outlined in the position description in addition to providing a cover letter and resume.  To apply please click Apply button at top of screen.

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