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Recent appointment: Professor/ Associate Professor of Counselling at Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) – Sydney

Congratulations to Be Pannell appointed Associate Professor of Counselling and Coaching at ACAP. Prof. Pannell has been teaching counselling and working in academia for 15 years, across three universities and two colleges. Her most recent appointment was as Head of Counselling at Excelsia College.

About the opportunity

ACAP is currently growing and a new academic leader is needed in the discipline of Counselling.

About ACAP

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, The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), The International Coach Federation (ICF) 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 appointment will contribute to the teaching and development of the discipline of Counselling, which has a focus on student success.

The right candidates will have

  • PhD or EdD in an area of study relevant to counselling
  • A proven record of tertiary teaching and education program development in counselling and / or coaching
  • Proven ability to supervise student research (Honours and PG)
  • Administrative and mentoring experience in teaching and research
  • Membership of relevant professional associations such as ICF, PACFA, and ACA

In addition, the right person 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_Counselling@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.