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Job Number : 29136
Type and Location : Academic / QLD - Other
Listed By : James Cook University on 7 Nov 2019
Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology

Key position to significantly contribute to the discipline of Psychology at JCU through leadership in learning, teaching and research

  • Work for a world-leading University
  • Great opportunity to develop & conduct research activities in Clinical Psychology
  • Work in a great team environment with dedicated, professional colleagues
  • $132,780 - $145,904 plus 17% superannuation

We offer an exciting opportunity for an Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology ($136,928 - $150,462) to join our multi-disciplinary team on a continuing appointment at James Cook University (JCU) Townsville in picturesque Tropical North Queensland, where you can enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals.


What you can accomplish in the Role

JCU Psychology is currently reinvigorating itself to become globally recognised for its distinct psychology offerings and world class programs. We are currently developing new initiatives across our discipline including building research capacity and reviewing curriculum.  As a result, an opportunity has arisen for an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology to join JCU to lead the Clinical Program and advance research excellence at JCU. The successful candidate will provide leadership to the discipline of Psychology through learning and teaching, research, clinical and research supervision and community engagement.


What you will bring to the Role

Bringing a distinguished record of achievement, you will be a leader in the field of clinical psychology.  You will have an excellent research track record and a commitment to teaching, learning and clinical supervision.  You will have demonstrated experience of establishing a culture of teamwork within the Discipline of Psychology and a commitment to sustained community engagement.  You must be eligible for full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia with endorsement to practice as a Clinical Psychologist and to supervise postgraduate clinical psychology students.



Consistently voted in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.  JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.


  • Generous salary  plus 17% superannuation scheme
  • five weeks’ annual recreation leave
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • Relocation assistance may be offered
  • well-equipped, modern facilities including on-campus shopping, gym, pool and childcare



How to Apply

Go to the Careers at JCU website to apply

Position Reference Number: 16944

Applications close: 28 November

Contact Details
Kerry McBain

P: (07) 4781 6390


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