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Lecturer (Counselling / Clinical Psychology)
Monash University Malaysia

Date Posted Jun. 18, 2021
Title Lecturer (Counselling / Clinical Psychology)
University Monash University Malaysia
Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia
Department Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Application Deadline Jul. 30, 2021
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2021
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Psychology - Clinical

The Role:
An excellent opportunity exist for a full-time Lecturer, Level B focused on Counselling or Clinical Psychology under the Department of Psychology in the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Monash University Malayisa. A lecturer at this level is expected to make contributions to the teaching effort of the university and to carry out activities to maintain and develop her/his scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession or discipline.

The appointee will contribute to teaching and supervision in the Master of Professional Counselling. In addition, the appointee may undertake supervision of research projects in psychology. The appointee should have a track record of research and/or practice in clinical psychology and/or counselling. The appointee will also actively contribute toward administrative service and unit coordination within the Department.
Reporting Line: The position reports to Head of Department of Psychology
This position is based at Main Campus, Bandar Sunway.

Key Accountabilities:
Contribute to curriculum development, innovation, enhancement and quality assurance in the undergraduate and postgraduate units
Deliver innovative and excellent teaching, learning and assessment experiences for undergraduate and postgraduate students
Conduct original research, developing an active record of publication and starting to build a profile of grants and supervision
Participate in collaborations with other universities and with government, industry and/or civil society to drive research impact and educational excellence
Support the management of education, research and/or administration in the School through, for example, participation in committees
May include supervision of students for placements in counselling.

Skills & Experience:
A doctoral qualification (PhD) or equivalent qualification
Demonstrated ability to teach in a university environment
Demonstrated ability to produce excellent research and supervision of Undergraduate/Honours students
Demonstrated ability to work with partners in universities, government and/or civil society
Demonstrated skills and experience in collaboration and teamwork
Preference will be given to applicants with professional qualifications in either clinical psychology or counselling.
Preference may be given to applicants registered with Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia

  • Monash University is Australia’s largest university, and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight. Monash is consistently ranked in the world’s top 100 universities, reflecting our strong commitment to academic and research excellence.

    Monash is a global university, with four local campuses in Australia, as well as international locations in Malaysia, China, Italy, India and Indonesia. A unique alliance with the University of Warwick (UK) sits alongside an array of international collaborations with leading universities and corporations around the world, expanding our global network.

    Established in 1998, Monash University Malaysia is Monash’s third largest campus and one of Malaysia’s most respected universities. We were awarded a 6-star SETARA rating by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia in 2017 and 2019, cementing our position in the very top cohort of outstanding universities in the country.

    Monash University Malaysia is Monash’s platform for scholarly engagement with Southeast Asia, offering degrees in arts and social sciences, business, engineering, information technology, medicine and health sciences, pharmacy, and science across seven schools. Our students come from Malaysia and more than 70 countries around the world. We have over 9,000 students and more than 800 staff.

    Monash University Malaysia is located in Greater Kuala Lumpur, in the Klang Valley, one of Southeast Asia’s industrial hotspots. We sit in the heart of the rapidly developing economic corridor linking Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and beyond. Our education and research is oriented towards deep engagement with this dynamic social and industrial landscape.

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Contact Information

  • Monash Talent Acquisition Team
    Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Monash University Malaysia
    Bandar Sunway, Selangor


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