About the opportunity
ACAP is currently growing and new academic leaders are needed in the discipline of Psychological Sciences. One appointment will lead the professional psychology program in Sydney. The other will be the inaugural discipline lead on the new Perth campus.
Since its establishment in 1983, the Australian College of Applied Psychology has grown into a tertiary education institute that provides a modern approach to understanding the human mind and behaviour, through applied learning. ACAP is proud to hold Self Accrediting Authority with TEQSA and 7 year registration with ASQA, both quality indicators in the Australian higher education sector. Qualifications are also recognised by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council and other professional bodies.
ACAP is a research-rich academic environment that values collegiality, team work and an agility to respond to student and industry needs through education.
ACAP is part of Navitas, an Australian global education leader providing university, professional and pathway programs, English language and creative media education. Over 70,000 aspirational students enrol across the Navitas global network each year. Navitas has helped generations of learners change their lives through education.
What you will bring to the role
The appointments will contribute to the teaching and development of the discipline, which has a focus on student success.
The right candidates will have
- PhD qualification in psychology
- A proven record of teaching and education program development in higher education relevant to psychology
- A record of conducting research leading to publications in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals in psychology and potentially also in the scholarship of teaching and learning
- Proven ability to supervise student research (Honours and PG)
- Administrative experience in teaching and research
In addition, the right people will have success in delivering a student-centred learning experience via mixed modes and enthusiasm to prepare students to change lives and make a difference.
To learn more, and to apply
To obtain full details and for a confidential discussion, prospective candidates should contact the search firm assisting ACAP, via email to ACAP_Psych@desailly.com.au
Full applications addressing the selection criteria and nominating referees must be submitted to the email address above, and will be considered on a continuing basis until the positions are appointed.