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Job Number : 31920
Type and Location : Research / Melbourne, VIC - Other
Listed By : The University of Melbourne on 19 Nov 2020
RESEARCH FELLOW IN SUICIDE PREVENTION

Job no: 0051307

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Department/School: Centre for Youth Mental Health

Salary: $105,232 - $124,958 (Level B)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people.

At Orygen, our leadership and staff work to deliver cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative clinical services, and evidence-based training and education to ensure that there is continuous improvement in the treatments and care provided to young people experiencing mental ill-health.

The Company has three Members: the Colonial Foundation, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health.

The University of Melbourne has an agreement with Orygen for designated employees to be made available to undertake activities for Orygen, and this arrangement will apply to you. University employees working at Orygen are required at all times to continue to adhere to University policies, procedures, regulations and statutes, as well as to Orygen policies and procedures (including Orygen’s delegations of authority framework which can be found at http://staff.orygen.org.au/), but the University’s policies and procedures shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency. For the period of participating in activities at Orygen, you will be subject to the reasonable control and direction of Orygen. You consent to the University disclosing to Orygen your personal employment information solely for the purposes of facilitating your secondment to Orygen, and that such disclosure will not be a breach of any of your privacy rights.

A Research Fellow is sought to lead a multi-component school-based suicide prevention research project in Victorian secondary schools. The Multimodal Approach to Preventing Suicide in Schools (MAPSS) project is funded by an NHMRC Partnership Grant, in collaboration with the Victorian Department of Education and Lifeline Australia.

The Research Fellow will be responsible for all liaison with and coordination of school sites, and all aspects of implementing the project, including data collection, analysis and publication writing. Grant writing will also be required. Supervision and training of other study staff and students is required. It is expected that the Research Fellow will develop their own independent research career.

This position reports to the Head of Suicide Prevention Research and the Project Manager.  

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

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

For full position information go to: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/listing and search by the job title or job number.

Orygen is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining our staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.  We strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

To view the Position Description and to Apply, please click here: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/903492/research-fellow-in-suicide-prevention 

Advertised: 19 Nov 2020 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 13 Dec 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Job no: 0051307

Worktype: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Department/School: Centre for Youth Mental Health

Salary: $105,232 - $124,958 (Level B)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Part time - 9.5% super

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people.

At Orygen, our leadership and staff work to deliver cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative clinical services, and evidence-based training and education to ensure that there is continuous improvement in the treatments and care provided to young people experiencing mental ill-health.

The Company has three Members: the Colonial Foundation, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health.

The University of Melbourne has an agreement with Orygen for designated employees to be made available to undertake activities for Orygen, and this arrangement will apply to you. University employees working at Orygen are required at all times to continue to adhere to University policies, procedures, regulations and statutes, as well as to Orygen policies and procedures (including Orygen’s delegations of authority framework which can be found at http://staff.orygen.org.au/), but the University’s policies and procedures shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency. For the period of participating in activities at Orygen, you will be subject to the reasonable control and direction of Orygen. You consent to the University disclosing to Orygen your personal employment information solely for the purposes of facilitating your secondment to Orygen, and that such disclosure will not be a breach of any of your privacy rights.

A Research Fellow is sought to lead a multi-component school-based suicide prevention research project in Victorian secondary schools. The Multimodal Approach to Preventing Suicide in Schools (MAPSS) project is funded by an NHMRC Partnership Grant, in collaboration with the Victorian Department of Education and Lifeline Australia.

The Research Fellow will be responsible for all liaison with and coordination of school sites, and all aspects of implementing the project, including data collection, analysis and publication writing. Grant writing will also be required. Supervision and training of other study staff and students is required. It is expected that the Research Fellow will develop their own independent research career.

This position reports to the Head of Suicide Prevention Research and the Project Manager.  

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

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

For full position information go to: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/listing and search by the job title or job number.

Orygen is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining our staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.  We strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Position Description
Contact Details
Jo Robinson

Email jo.robinson@orygen.org.au



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