Associate Professor in Ageing and Mental Health

Melbourne, Australia
22 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department of Psychiatry, Melbourne Medical School
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: $145,685 - $160,500 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

This position is in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and will be located at St Vincent’s Hospital reporting to the Chair of Psychiatry at St Vincent’s Aged Mental Health Service. It is expected that the successful candidate will work in collaboration with other Professors of Ageing both in psychiatry and medicine to help develop an ageing research agenda across the Department, Melbourne Medical School and the Faculty.

The appointee will be a world-class specialist in Psychiatry of Old Age with a commitment to research-driven, evidence-based psychiatric care. The Associate Professor of Ageing and Mental Health will provide outstanding academic leadership to promote multi-disciplinary psychiatric care and research that will contribute to the Academic Unit for Old Age Psychiatry’s goals to integrate high-impact research with improved clinical care and teaching.

The successful applicant will build translational research capability in Psychiatry of Old Age and produce novel research that provides evidence for changes in clinical practice, health policy and service delivery that improves psychiatric care for older psychiatric patients.

The successful appointee will be offered an additional 0.3 EFT clinical contract with St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, with an expectation to conduct clinical work in the area of Old Age Psychiatry. Support for the position will include administrative support; and research assistant support for a period to be negotiated.

Close date: 3 Apr 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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