Job Reference: 786969
Permanent AND Full time or part time (a total of 2.2FTE is available)
103,101 – 144,971 range (ALB/C) plus 17% superannuation
Inclusion and Diversity at Curtin
We are committed to ensuring that Curtin has an inclusive environment, free
from harassment, in which all students, staff and the community feel
respected, valued and welcome.
We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
people with disability, women, and people from culturally and linguistically
diverse backgrounds, and are committed to making reasonable adjustments to
enable people with disability to participate fully in our recruitment,
selection and appointment processes.
We have received recognition in this area:
Voted one of Australia's Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 (Diversity
Council of Australia).
Have become one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an
Elevated Reconciliation Action Plan.
Achieved Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation (2018-2022).
Voted 16th best workplace for new dads in Australia (HBF - Direct Advice
for Dads, 2019).
The Curtin School of Population Health is a comprehensive academic school that
delivers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in public health
and psychology. It is part of Curtin University's Faculty of Health Sciences,
which educates more health professionals than any other Western Australian
Curtin is globally recognised for its strong connections with industry, high-
impact research, and a wide range of innovative courses.
In recent years, Curtin University has established itself among the top 1% of
universities in the world (ARWU 2021). Psychology at Curtin received a 5
Star rating for teaching quality, learning resources, learner engagement,
skills development, and overall experience in the most recent Good
Universities Guide. Psychology as a field of research was again rated as
‘Above World Ranking' in the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia
We offer a range of quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses in
The Master of Psychology (Professional) course provides education and
training in the professional practice of psychology. It is the fifth-year
component of the 5+1 pathway to registration with the Psychology Board of
Australia (PsyBA). Graduates are eligible to apply for general registration
with the PsyBA after successful completion of one year of supervised practice
and successful completion of the National Psychology Examination. The course
integrates coursework, research, and placement components with an emphasis on
The successful applicants will contribute to the Discipline of Psychology via
teaching and research. Specifically, the appointees will coordinate units and
teach into the highly successful Master of Psychology (Professional)
program. They will provide board-approved supervision to the program's
students on placement and provide research supervision to Honours and HDR
students. They will support accreditation and reviews within the Master of
Psychology (Professional) course including possible expansion of the program
and potentially contribute to other psychology courses within the Discipline.
The appointees will also contribute to the research and/or scholarship of
teaching profile of the School of Population Health and will undertake
relevant engagement and service activities.
In this role you will…
Contribute to the ongoing success of the Master of Psychology
(Professional) course and other psychology courses, where relevant and
as directed by the Discipline Lead.
Be passionate about training emerging psychologists and developing the
evidence base for psychology through research.
Work collaboratively with staff across the psychology programs and within
a broader multidisciplinary team within the School of Population Health.
Develop a world class research program and contribute to research student
supervision within your field of expertise.
Why choose Curtin?
A flexible benefits package with excellent superannuation provisions.
Wellness is part of our culture, and we encourage positive lifestyle
choices through a range of activities and initiatives.
A vibrant campus with gym, childcare, wellness programs, medical and
Opportunity for on-going career and professional development.
Easily accessible location with great parking, bus station and end of trip
Curtin continues to be a leader in reconciliation in the Higher Education
sector, being one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for
an Elevate RAP - the highest level within Reconciliation Australia's
Workplace RAP Framework.
The University has recently been named as one of Australia's Inclusive
Employers for 2019-2020 by the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA).
A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore,
Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.
For further information on Curtin and all of our employee benefits visit
https: // about.curtin.edu.au/jobs/
We are looking for someone with…
A doctoral qualification in Psychology and professional experience
relevant to level applied for.
Current registration with the AHPRA as a Psychologist and eligibility for
membership of the Australian Psychological Society; certification from the
Psychology Board of Australia as an approved supervisor is desirable.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching Psychology and psychological
competencies or related topics in a university setting.
A record of research outputs/creative works in high quality refereed
academic journals/outlets consistent with the discipline and evidence of
an emerging track record in successful competitive grant applications.
Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree research students.
Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with a
commitment to the development of a collegial and supportive working
environment and the ability to interact with students and staff with
Demonstrated commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies,
procedures and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions
of this position.
Please apply on-line with a cover letter and resume to enable us to assess
your suitability for the role. If you require reasonable accommodation to
participate in the recruitment process, please advise in your cover letter.
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Applications close: 10pm Friday 7th October 2021
If you have a query in relation to the application process, please contact our
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For further information on the roles available, please contact Associate
Professor Lauren Been Lauren.Breen@curtin.edu.au
Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the
recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation,
at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date
on the advert.