Co-director, Órama, Institute for Mental Health, Wellbeing & Neuroscience & Matthew Flinders Fellow

Adelaide, Australia
21 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level E
Salary Range: $179,207 pa
Employment Type: Fixed-term, Full-time
Position Reports to: Vice President and Executive Dean
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Professor Mike Kyrios
Closing Date: Friday, 2 August 2019 11 am

Position Summary:

This position will provide leadership for Órama, the newly established Flinders Institute for Mental Health, Wellbeing and Neuroscience (, and ensure the strategic directives and initiatives of the Órama Institute are implemented. This position will act as one of two Co-directors of Órama. Together with a similar position in the College of Medicine and Public Health, the Co-director will initially work with the Órama Steering Committee to establish the institute’s governance structures, strategic direction and administrative supports.

The Co-director will also be a prominent research leader and is expected to apply for external fellowships/funding and support and undertake new research whilst fostering a strong research culture at both the discipline and University level, including building strong and productive relationships with industry and other tertiary institutions.

Please note: Pursuant to the Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Child Related Employment Screening which is satisfactory to the University.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

Please note, applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.