Professor of Psychology

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Monash University, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 May 2023

Job No.: 651137

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $203,891 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 value difference and diversity , and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s 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. 

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The Opportunity

Monash University's School of Psychological Sciences and Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health are seeking an exceptional Professor of Psychology to join our esteemed team. The School of Psychological Sciences and Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health are at the forefront of cutting-edge research and education, tackling the world's most pressing brain and mental health challenges. With access to state-of-the-art facilities, cutting-edge resources, and a collaborative interdisciplinary community of scholars and researchers, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on an area of psychology specific to brain and mental health.

As a 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, the institute, and beyond.

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

  • A PhD in Psychology or a cognate discipline
  • An established record of excellence in research, with a strong publication record in the discipline of psychological science
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and/or graduate level
  • Established track record in securing external funding for research projects
  • 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 First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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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 .

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check and a satisfactory Police Check.

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Professor Shantha Rajaratnam, Academic Head - Psychology, +61 3 9905 3934

Position Description

 Professor of Psychology

Closing Date

Wednesday 31 May 2023, 11:55pm AEST

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