Lecturer in Psychiatry

University of New South Wales School of Psychiatry


Apply now Job no: 499808
Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Lecturer 

School of Psychiatry, UNSW medicine


  • World class research and teaching facilities
  • Full time (35 hours/week) fixed term for 12 months
  • Level B: $108K-$127K plus 9.5% superannuation and leave loading

The School of Psychiatry is widely reputed as the pre-eminent psychiatric department in the country and one of the leading university groups internationally. The School is located at the University’s teaching hospitals at Prince of Wales, St Vincent’s, St George and Liverpool, as well as Justice Health and the Rural Clinical School. BestSTART brings together world-class clinicians, researchers, and policymakers, working with families, children and youth to create a Centre of Excellence in child-health translational research in South West Sydney.  

The school is seeking to appoint a Lecturer who will work with key stakeholders across the local health district and partner universities to develop the research output of Best START South West: Children, young peoples and families translational research unit. The Lecturer will be committed to high quality research and take a leadership role in the development and delivery of local supervision opportunities within the infant, child and adolescent health space, leading and supporting the establishment of initiatives that provide and develop innovative research. 

To be successful in the position you will have

  • PhD in health-related research methods, or an appropriate level of expertise gained from a combination of experience, training and/or professional accreditation. Understanding of child health systems in Australia and/or previous experience of running child health translational research projects (using mixed methods) will be highly regarded.
  • Track record of success in competitive grant applications
  • Demonstrated experience in supervising research students
  • Proven competency in an array of population child health/ health services research methods: qualitative, quantitative and evidence synthesis
  • Demonstrated experience of working with children, young people and families. Experience in working in culturally diverse backgrounds would be highly regarded.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Download File Position Description 499808.pdf

Contact: Valsa Eapen, Professor, Psychiatry-SWSAHS

E: v.eapen@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 4th November 2020

Advertised: 06 Oct 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 04 Nov 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time