UWA position in Paediatric Clinical Psychology (Level B, C or D)




  • Tenurable appointment
  • Salary range:  Level B $85,470 – $101,496 p.a.
  • Salary range:  Level C  $104,699 – $120,727 p.a.
  • Salary range:  Level D  $126,068 – $138,889 p.a.
  • Level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Closing date:  Friday, 26 October 2012

Applications are invited from individuals with a strong research background in Paediatric Clinical Psychology who are eligible for full membership of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists. Applicants should hold, or be close to completing, a PhD in Psychology. The successful applicant will be expected to develop internationally competitive research, preferably in the paediatric clinical area and ideally of a type that intersects with other research strengths of the School. The appointee will provide teaching and clinical supervision in our professional graduate programs, particularly Clinical Psychology and may also carry some undergraduate teaching and supervision responsibilities.

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is one of the best performing research universities in Australia. In the 2010 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment, Psychology at UWA achieved the top rating of 5 and was one of only 3 institutions in Australia to rate at this highest level for Psychology. The School has excellent facilities for clinical practice and for paediatric clinical research through the Robin Winkler Clinic, Child Study Centre and the Neurocognitive Developmental Unit. Several current UWA Psychology staff hold Australian Research Council or National Health and Medical Research Council grants for research on child or adolescent disorders and links to the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research are strong. Applicants with teaching experience are requested to submit a teaching portfolio as part of their application.

For further information regarding the position please contact the Head of School, Professor Murray Maybery on +61 8 6488 3255, fax +61 8 6488 1006 or email murray.maybery@uwa.edu.au.

Benefits include 17% superannuation, generous leave provisions and fares to Perth (if applicable) for appointee and dependants along with a removals allowance. These and other benefits will be specified in the offer of employment.

Application Details: The position descriptionsfollow. Written applications quoting the reference number, personal contact details, qualifications and experience, along with contact details of three referees should be sent to Director, Human Resources, The University of Western Australia, M350, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009 or emailed to jobs@uwa.edu.au by the closing date.

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