Job no: 0050074
Work type: Fixed Term
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Centre for Youth Mental Health
Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (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.
We are seeking a Research Fellow to play a key role in the recently initiated Psychology and Allied Health Industry Partnership (PAIP) between Orygen’s Substance Use Research Group and Early intervention clinic (SURGE) and the YSAS (Youth Support and Advocacy Service) National Centre for Youth AOD Research. YSAS is the largest supporter of disadvantaged young people in Victoria with a particular focus on youth alcohol and other drug support services.
The successful candidate will work as part of SURGE to conduct research according to the agreed upon goals of this partnership. The Research Fellow will conduct high quality, high impact youth AOD research, evidence synthesis, and work to translate research outcomes into policy and practice, and may present this research at local and international meetings on behalf of the partnership organisations.
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
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.