Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Statewide Models of Evaluation

Melbourne, Australia
$135,032 – $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super
09 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
22 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time; Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Centre of Youth Mental Health
Salary: 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 - Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences has an enviable research record and is the University of Melbourne’s largest faculty in terms of management of financial resources, employment of academic and professional staff, teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate (including research higher degree) students and the conduct of basic and applied research.

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:

  • Independently review and synthesize high quality evidence, and consult with a range of key stakeholders, to develop evidence informed models of care and/or interventions for specific cohorts of young people experiencing mental ill-health
  • Coordinate public outreach activities relating to model development, dissemination and supported implementation.
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of current University Policy and Procedures, and reliably follow these or provide compliant advice to others

About You

You will be highly motivated, proactive and enthusiastic clinical researcher with a strong interdisciplinary interest in and knowledge of youth mental health, including types of clinical and psychosocial services for young people. You will posses outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to initiate and effectively manage stakeholder consultations. You will bring excellent organisational and project management skills and have a demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team to meet agreed deadlines and achieve project goals

You will also have:

  • PhD or Doctorate in a mental health related discipline (psychology, psychiatry, mental health nursing, social work etc)
  • Clinical qualification and APHRA registration as a mental health professional, with experience working in clinical services
  • Strong evidence of ability to write high-quality reports and/or scientific papers 
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, review and synthesize research evidence 

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

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:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, visit

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.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at

Position Description: 0056700_Senior Clinical Research Fellow - SWMD_PD.pdf

Applications close: 22nd AUGUST 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time