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Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart, Launceston, Burnie
Categories: Teaching Focused

Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

  • Support the expansion of the mental health work force in Tasmania
  • Contribute to the development of an innovative curriculum
  • Permanent full-time role with flexibility to be based in Hobart, Launceston or Cradle-Coast

Your new Role

As the School of Psychological Sciences transforms training for general and clinical psychologists, there is an opportunity to join the team as Lecturer in Clinical Psychology. You will contribute to increasing accessibility to training across the State, leveraging your knowledge, competency, teaching and supervision experience in a range of clinical topics, from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to psychopathology.

Providing high quality teaching and supervision of provisional psychologists, you will demonstrate an innovative and scholarly approach to teaching, with a strong commitment to continuous improvement. Although a teaching-focused position, this role includes contributing to the high-quality research efforts of the school, and to the development of links for the discipline throughout the wider community.

About the University

The University of Tasmania is building a vision of a place-based University with a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social and culture future of Tasmania, and from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of distinctive advantage. As part of the College of Health and Medicine, this mission critical role is in The School of Psychological Science.

The school aims to solve some of the most challenging issues in our communities and provides outstanding training, clinical services and education at a graduate and undergraduate level. Our vision and purpose is to transform health outcomes through health professional education and world-class research of global importance and local relevance - leading to healthier, longer and better lives.

What You’ll need to succeed

In this teaching focused position, you will need current registration as a Psychologist in Australia with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, and Clinical Psychology Area of Practice Endorsement and be a Current Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor.  In addition, some experience in University-level teaching and learning, including Postgraduate Psychology (or supervision of provisionally registered psychologists), demonstrated commitment to impactful research and an ability to develop scholarly and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Your knowledge and application of Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accreditation standards will empower your significant contribution to a new curriculum.

Your record of collaborating to achieve shared goals, and of building effective professional links locally and nationally, will contribute to your success in the Psychological Sciences team.

What’s on Offer?

The University of Tasmania is one of the largest employers in the State and people are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to create nurturing, inclusive, and collaborative working environments enabling us to nurture a vital & sustainable community. On offer is a full-time ongoing opportunity, with a competitive remuneration package including 17% superannuation and assistance with relocation. Your continuing professional development requirements for registration as a Psychologist will be included as part of your workload. This is a career defining role with the addition of staff benefits and discounts for health, fitness, accommodation, and banking to name a few.

How to Apply?

If this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you! To apply online, please provide your up-to-date CV and 1-2-page cover letter outlining your interest in the role and how your skills & experience align with the requirements of the role. Your application also needs to clearly articulate and evidence your case in addressing the success criteria outlined in the position description.

For further information about this position, please contact Kimberley Norris, Head of Discipline

Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Download File Position Description - Lecturer in Clinical Psychology .pdf

Applications close Sunday, 27 February 2022, 11.55pm

COVID-19 Update:

The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians.

Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfill the requirements of this role.

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