Associate Professor/ Professor - Psychology

Monash University
April 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:$164,615 - $181,348
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Associate Professor/ Professor - Psychology

Job No.: 662249

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $164,615 - $181,348 pa Level D / $212,047 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen. We make tangible contributions because our purpose is clear; to deliver positive economic, social and environmental impact in resolving the global challenges of our age.

    At the core of achieving this purpose is the diversity of our staff. We welcome and value everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. When you come to work, you can be yourself, be a change-maker and develop your career in exciting ways. This is why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

    Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world-class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities.

    Learn more about Monash.

    The Opportunity

    Monash University's School of Psychological Sciences is seeking an exceptional Associate Professor or Professor of Psychology to join our esteemed team. The School of Psychological Sciences has an ambitious vision – to transform the field of psychology to optimise psychological health for all. This vision is achieved through world-class research, education, and training in psychology across the lifespan for positive community impact; and through creating an innovative, responsive, collaborative, and inclusive research, teaching and learning culture with students, staff, and communities. In just 60 years, the School of Psychological Sciences is now ranked in the top 50 globally for the subject area of Psychology.

    Some major research opportunities through the School of Psychological Sciences are the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, the Monash Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre and the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Optimal Ageing.

    As an Associate Professor or Professor of Psychology, you will play a pivotal role in advancing the School's research and education missions. You will have the opportunity to engage in innovative research, mentor and inspire students, and contribute to education innovation and leadership. You will be expected to lead a world-class research program, publish in top-tier journals, secure significant external funding, engage with significant external stakeholders, teach and supervise at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and actively participate in collaborative initiatives within the School and beyond.

    We are seeking an exceptional scholar who possesses the following qualifications:

  • A PhD in Psychology or a cognate discipline
  • Expertise in advanced data analytical methods
  • Successful acquisition of research grants, emphasising a commitment to advancing psychological science in an area of research aligned with the research programs of the School
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Experience with external stakeholder engagement support research activities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds
  • Join us in shaping the future of psychology through cutting-edge brain and mental health research. Apply today and become a part of our prestigious academic community at Monash University!

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

    Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities –#ChangeIt with us.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Professor Shantha Rajaratnam, Head, School of Psychological Sciences, +61 3 9905 3934

    Professor Mark Bellgrove, Deputy Head (Research), School of Psychological Sciences, +61 3 9902 4200

    Professor Judith Gullifer, Deputy Head (Education), School of Psychological Sciences, +61 3 9905 9586

    Position Description

    Associate Professor - Level D

    Professor - Level E

    Closing Date

    Tuesday 23 April 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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