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Professor, School of Psychology

Deakin University

Location: Melbourne - Australia
Salary: AU$179,260
£102,286.11 converted salary* pa (plus 17% super)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th August 2018
Closes: 2nd September 2018
Job Ref: 180501

SALARY RANGE: $179,260 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 including their natural history and approaches, with a preferred emphasis on prevention and treatment across the developmental years spanning infancy to young adulthood.  

This will include:

  • The provision of academic leadership.
  • Fostering research activities in internalising disorders research across the Faculty and University, and in so doing contribute to scholarly publication, the generation of research and commercial funding and the supervision of honours and postgraduate research students.
  • Developing and managing novel and targeted teaching programs in psycholoig, specifically in internalising disorders research and make recommendations to the Head of School on matters of program and course development, maintenance and delivery, to ensure curriculum quality and relevance.
  • Promoting the discipline of internalising disorders research by forging strong relationships with professional groups, government and non-government organisations, overseas institutions, other academics, industry and the wider community.


  • PhD in a relevant field (or equivalent).
  • Proven experience in university teaching and learning expertise at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Proven ability in designing, developing and delivering a Masters of Psychology (or equivalent).
  • Internationally recognised research
  • and scholarly publication in the field of internalising disorders in relevant specialist journals.

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

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 180501_-_Professor.pdf

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Professor Jane McGillivray,  Email:

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 2 September 2018 

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