Associate Professor Of Mental Health

at University of Melbourne

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

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

Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health is a legally independent not for profit incorporated association which sits academically within the Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne.

Phoenix Australia is an international leader in building the capability of individuals, organisations and the community to understand, prevent and recover from the adverse mental health effects of trauma. As part of this mission, Phoenix Australia contributes to the world's best research and practice in veteran and military mental health.

Phoenix Australia seeks an academic leader in the field of mental health. The position is at an Associate Professor level. In addition to an internationally acclaimed reputation, the successful candidate will have expertise in the area of clinical mental health interventions.

The successful candidate will be required to build a number of programs of research, with an emphasis on new, cutting edge research as well as translational research.

The successful candidate will provide leadership, integration and oversight of two activity areas within Phoenix Australia:

  • The Treatment Research Centre of the Centenary of Anzac Centre. The Anzac Centre will function as the nation's leading centre of research in veteran and military mental health. It will conduct research in its own right, collaborate with national and international partners, and assist in coordinating research in the field around the country. It will also integrate and translate research findings from Australia and around the world to generate policy, and program and treatment improvements in veteran and military mental health.
  • Research at Phoenix Australia. Phoenix Australia has an ongoing research and translation agenda than ensures Phoenix Australia maintains its reputation as the leading posttraumatic mental health research centre in Australia. In this role, the successful candidate will work with Government, industry and organisations to conduct high level posttraumatic mental health research to address questions of key importance to these groups.

This Associate Professor position will report to the Head of Research. The incumbent will be based in the Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, and will be located at Phoenix Australia at Level 3, Alan Gilbert Building, 161 Barry Street, Carlton, 3053.

Close date: 11 Mar 2018

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