Director, Órama Institute for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Adelaide, Australia
19 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level E
Salary Range: $181,307 pa
Employment Type: Fixed-term, Full-time, available for 5 years, with possibility of extension
Position Reports to: Vice President & Executive Dean
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Professor Mike Kyrios
Closing Date: Friday, 7 August 2020 at 11:00 am

Position Summary:

This position will provide leadership for Órama, the newly established Flinders Institute for Mental Health and Wellbeing and ensure the strategic directives and initiatives of the Órama Institute are implemented, with the assistance of the Deputy Director and Institute Manager. The Director will also have a prominent role within the College’s research leadership.

The Director will 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 Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

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, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.