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Thank you for your interest in employment at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

We take exceptional pride in recruiting and developing outstanding individuals who share our vision to be the leading Australian provider of higher education in Asia. At the Singapore campus of James Cook University, we believe in the importance of providing a great place for our employees to grow and develop professionally. We have a culture that values mutual respect, integrity, creativity and teamwork.

Join us as we continue our development as a vibrant, multicultural and excellent organisation in education and research.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor* Clinical Psychology

Job no: 492500
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Singapore


  • To make a significant contribution to all activities of the organisational unit and play
    a significant role within the discipline. 
  • Leading the development and implementation of collaborative research projects with researchers in the Department, University and other Singaporean and international institutions and government organisations. 
  • Making an outstanding contribution to research and scholarly publication in the field of psychology especially clinical psychology.
  • Leading and making an outstanding contribution to the undergraduate and/or postgraduate psychology teaching programs.
  • Supervising honours, Masters and HDR students, ensuring successful and timely completions.
  • Leading and participating in service to the University, and actively contributing to governance and collegial life of the University.
  • Play an active role in the maintenance of academic standards and ensure continued accreditation.
  • Participation in development of educational policy and of curriculum areas within the discipline.


Key Selection Criteria:


  • Postgraduate professional qualification in clinical psychology
  • Registered with Psychology Board of Australia, (with endorsement in clinical psychology), or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with students, colleagues in an academic environment, people from diverse backgrounds, and the wider community and industry
  • Evidence of ability to actively engage with professional, industry and government organisations to further relevant research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities


  • Research PhD in Psychology
  • Psychology Board of Australia approved clinical psychology supervisor
  • Internationally recognized research and scholarly publication in relevant fields (essential at Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor level)
  • Proven experience in high quality and innovative teaching at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate level (essential at Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor level)
  • Evidence of significant domestic and international research linkages (essential at Associate Professor level)
  • A proven capacity to encourage and support research by junior colleagues and an ability to build and lead a research team, including mentoring junior staff in their research, with a particular emphasis on high quality publications and obtaining research grants (essential at Associate Professor level)

*The level of the position offered will be determined by the interview panel.


Enquiries: Dr Jonathan Ramsay, Head of Academic Group Education & Psychology; Tel: +65 6709 3739 Email: jonathan.ramsay@jcu.edu.au

*All applications via email will not be entertained.


Employment type: Fulltime position subject to Ministry of Manpower Singapore jurisdiction and probationary period

Remuneration conditions: Attractive package negotiated with successful applicant (including relocation expenses, initial accommodation costs) commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should note relatively lower Singapore taxation rates and possibility of annual-wage-supplement equal to a month’s salary at end of calendar year.

Lecturer: SGD80 000 per annum – SGD114 000 per annum

Senior Lecturer: SGD95 000 per annum – SGD134 000 per annum

Associate Professor: SGD123 000 per annum – SGD175 000 per annum


Method of Application

Applications should provide all of the following:

  • up-to-date CV including research record
  • full statement of qualifications
  • statement systematically addressing the Selection Criteria
  • teaching profile
  • recent teaching evaluations
  • completed Summary Application Form

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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