Senior Clinical Research Fellow (Youth Mental Health Model Development)

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Aug 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0056606
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full time/Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Centre for Youth Mental Health
Level C – $135,032 – $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Centre for Youth Mental Health
In January 2009, the University of Melbourne established a new Centre for Youth Mental Health within the Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, where the academic and professional staff of Orygen, who were previously members of specific Departments, are now based.

About the Role
The Senior Clinical Research Fellow will be responsible for conducting evidence synthesis of existing approaches, consultations with relevant stakeholders (including young people and their families/supporters), developing articulated models of care or interventions, and developing a dissemination plan and supporting resources for services within Victoria to implement responsive and cohort (or context) specific approaches. Models will include multidisciplinary care across a spectrum of need from early intervention and specialist treatments.

Responsibilities include:

About You
You will be a natural problem-solver, with excellent organisational and time-management skills. Your excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to initiate and effectively manage stakeholder consultations, will set you up for success in this role.

You will also have:

About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

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