First listed on: 15 October 2021

Clinical Psychologist

Lead the growth of the Tasmanian Mental Health workforce.

  • Excellent Academic Level C package in the range of $150,000 plus benefits
  • Permanent Full time opportunity
  • Flexible working arrangements

Your new role

The School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Tasmania has embarked on exciting changes to our program, aimed at making training for general and clinical psychologists accessible across the state. You will join this journey as Director of the University Psychology Clinic, which is integral to growing the Tasmanian mental health work force. You will be responsible for overseeing the supervision and placement operations of the University Psychology Clinic and actively participate in student supervision. Collaborating with the Director of Postgraduate programs will enable you to build strong external partnerships to foster external training opportunities for our students. In this teaching focused position, you will actively contribute to the development and implementation of the new postgraduate curriculum which aligns with both the 2019 Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) standards and is key to the strategy of the School and the University of Tasmania.

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 specialist 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

A current Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor Status, with approval to supervise provisional psychologists during an accredited higher degree program is essential in this exciting role. Demonstrated excellence in supervision/teaching in a range of clinical topics at postgraduate level, including, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), professional ethics, psychological assessment, and psychopathology will enable you to achieve desired objectives of the role. You will bring to the role significant experience in University-level teaching and learning, with a focus on Postgraduate Psychology, and ability to develop scholarly and innovative approaches to teaching and learning within a placement context, including blended and online educational approaches.

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. This is a career defining role delivering industry leading programs whilst making a strong and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.

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, skills, capabilities and experience. Your application also needs to include a full response to the Selection Criteria which is 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.

Applications Close 11:55pm Thursday 4 November 2021

Download File Position Description - Clinic Director Psychology.pdf

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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