Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow of Rural Public Health

14 May 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Jun 2022
Professor Allen Ross
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

  • Opportunity to join a new institute focusing on rural, regional and remote health issues
  • Enjoy the benefits of a large organisation with a regional lifestyle
  • The Role

  • Fixed Term (up to 5 years), Full Time
  • Level B/C - $100,476 to $141,488 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Orange
  • This position will lead a program of Rural Public Health research in mental health and addictions related to the institutes goals to improve rural and regional health in the central west of NSW and internationally. This role will also provide support for community-based research (e.g., cross-sectional surveys, cohort studies, clinical trials) within the institute and assist with workshops and conferences.

    This position would ideally suit an individual with several years relevant mental health and addictions experience and knowledge in designing and coordinating mental health research studies in the community.

    To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral qualification in public health or psychology or equivalent.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in mental health and addictions
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and build strong partnerships and networks
  • Application Requirements

    Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

    Evidence of having received a full course of a COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration is required as a condition of entry onto Charles Sturt University campuses. Accordingly, evidence of vaccination or a valid exemption is a condition of employment at Charles Sturt University.

    About Us

    Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

    The Rural Health Research Institute is based at Charles Sturt University in the Central West region of New South Wales. The Rural Health Research Institute has been established to lead research on regional, remote and Indigenous health. The institute will also lead international research on aspects of rural and remote health.

    Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

    Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

    Further Information

    Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

    Position Description - Research Fellow Mental Health

    Position Description - Senior Research Fellow Mental Health

    Professor Allen Ross | Executive Director, Rural Health Research Institute | | Ph: +61 438 044 793

    Closing Date: 11 pm, 15 May 2022

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