Research Fellow in Mental Health

Canberra, Australia
04 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: ANU Academic Level B 
Salary package: $94,287 to $107,381 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms:  Full time, Fixed Term, 2 years 

Position overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.  

The Research Fellow will be responsible for the development of creative, innovative and rigorous approaches to produce decision support tools and conduct health systems engineering studies for evidence-informed policy at the unit of Mental Health Policy and Economics. You will be responsible for providing support on the launch and sustainability of the unit, Mental Health Policy and Economics within the Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR). To be successful in this position, you will need excellent organisational and project management skills with experience in Health System Research or Mental Health Policy and Economics.

For more information, please contact Professor Luis Salvador-Carulla on T: +61 2 6125 9723 E:

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.