Professor and Director, Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology

Monash, Australia
05 Mar 2018
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11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology and Early Life in Mental Health Service

  • Challenge yourself in a key research leadership role
  • Utilise Australia’s largest university’s excellent facilities and reputation
  • Prestigious Joint Appointment with Monash University and Monash Health
  • Vision to be Australia’s leading clinical research centre in developmental psychiatry and psychology

Monash University

Based in Melbourne, Monash University is Australia’s largest university and its Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is home to a number of leading medical and biomedical research institutes and groups. We are a university of transformation, progress and optimism. Our people are our most valued asset, with our academics among the best in the world and our professional staff revolutionising the way we operate as an organisation. We have an exceptional track record of partnerships with health services, providers and community groups to ensure our research has the greatest impact in the community and that innovations are translated into practice.

Monash Health

Monash Health, the largest health service in Victoria, provides a breadth and depth of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services, as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities in one organisation. The health service provides access to public health services for a greater community of 1.3 million residents or 24 per cent of Victoria’s population.

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is the University's largest research faculty. World‑class researchers work across disciplines including laboratory‑based medical science, applied clinical research, and social and public health research. The Faculty has contributed to advances in many crucial areas. Our expertise in life sciences and biomedicine is recognised both nationally and internationally. From a teaching perspective, our education curriculum covers a range of disciplines, including medicine, nursing, radiography and medical imaging, nutrition & dietetics, paramedic studies, biomedical sciences, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, behavioural neurosciences and social work. We take pride in delivering outstanding education in all courses, in opening students to the possibilities offered by newly discovered knowledge and in providing a nurturing and caring environment.

The Department of Psychiatry is a Department of the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, which provides academic leadership in teaching and research embedded within the University’s activities at campuses of Monash Health. In partnership with Monash Health it runs a strong postgraduate psychiatry training program.

The Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology (CDPP) is one of these research units. It was established in 1989 as a joint clinical research and teaching centre of Monash University and Monash Health. It has a vision to be Australia’s leading clinical research centre in developmental psychiatry and psychology.

Applications will be welcomed from candidates with:

  • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia;
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists or an equivalent postgraduate qualification;
  • Specialist recognition by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency in Psychiatry;
  • Ability to meet Monash Health credentialing and scope of practice requirements;
  • A higher research degree, or equivalent research achievement as demonstrated by published work and research grant success.


Professor David Clarke, Program Director of Psychiatry, phone + 61 3 9792 7505, email or Professor David Kissane, Head of Department of Psychiatry, phone +61 3 9594 1477, email

All enquiries will be held in confidence.

Applications close

Applications via Reference number 575873 by closing date of Wednesday 11 April 2018.