Research Fellow in Youth Mental Health

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
Thursday, 19 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 16 April 2020
Ref
0050402
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Centre for Youth Mental Health
Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people.

At Orygen, our leadership and staff work to deliver cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative clinical services, and evidence-based training and education to ensure that there is continuous improvement in the treatments and care provided to young people experiencing mental ill-health.

The Company has three Members: the Colonial Foundation, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health.

The University of Melbourne has an agreement with Orygen for designated employees to be made available to undertake activities for Orygen, and this arrangement will apply to you. University employees working at Orygen are required at all times to continue to adhere to University policies, procedures, regulations and statutes, as well as to Orygen policies and procedures (including Orygen’s delegations of authority framework which can be found at http://staff.orygen.org.au/), but the University’s policies and procedures shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency. For the period of participating in activities at Orygen, you will be subject to the reasonable control and direction of Orygen. You consent to the University disclosing to Orygen your personal employment information solely for the purposes of facilitating your secondment to Orygen, and that such disclosure will not be a breach of any of your privacy rights.

We are seeking a Research Fellow to develop two intervention trial projects in youth mental health relating to a) wellness and yoga-based interventions for youth anxiety and depression and b) multi-component service delivery interventions for youth with Bipolar Disorders. Both projects will include development and initial implementation of randomised controlled trials.

The opportunity to develop interventions across the breadth of youth mood and anxiety disorders offers exciting possibilities in developing a deeper understanding of clinical research and craft unique research ideas in these domains. The Research Fellow will work closely with the Chief Investigators in all aspects of developing and implementing the projects.

To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

Orygen is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining our staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. We strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Position Description

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Applications close: 16 Apr 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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