Senior Lecturer – student/youth mental health

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Deadline: 20 Oct 2021 ; 20 Oct 2021

Apply now Job no:502627
Work type:Full-time
Location:Sydney, NSW
Categories:Senior Lecturer

  • Duration: 3-year fixed term contract
  • Remuneration: $134,162-$153,921 + clinical loading + 17% superannuation (additional income to be negotiated directly with the UNSW Health Service for provision of services)

Why your role matters

  • Work with some of the best minds in your field
  • Be in a place that’s at the forefront of delivering and sharing education and research
  • We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse campus that supports the needs of all

Reporting to the Head of School (academic performance will be jointly supervised by the Head of School, Psychiatry and Head of Clinical Research, Black Dog Institute) this Senior Lecturer position has been developed from a partnership between School of Psychiatry, the Black Dog Institute and UNSW Health Services. The partnership aims to develop a program of research, education and clinical psychiatry practice focused on the mental health and wellbeing of the UNSW student community. You will conduct high quality research in this area and contribution to educational excellence. In addition, the postholder will provide clinical psychiatry input to UNSW Health Services.

The Organisation

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. But what makes us different isn’t only what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re Australia’s number one university for impact and among the nation’s Top 20 employer’s. And it’s why we come to campus each day. If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.

Who you are

You have a medical degree (MBBS or MD) with medical registration in Australia. Further postgraduate qualifications (PhD, or equivalent research degree; or relevant other postgraduate degree) are desirable as well as FRANZCP and clinical and/or clinical academic experience in the field of student or youth mental health.

To apply

If contributing to the development of a program of research, education and clinical psychiatry practice focused on the mental health and wellbeing of UNSW students is of interest to you, please apply online and submit your CV, Cover Letter and responses to Skills and Experience. 

Given current Australian Government COVID-19 border restrictions, we are only accepting applications from Australian citizens or permanent residents or people currently residing in Australia with full working rights.


Shiree Thomas

Talent Acquisition Consultant


T: 02 9065 7058

Applications close: 11:55pm, Wednesday 20th October 2021

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention, and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

Advertised:29 Sep 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:20 Oct 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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