Professor of Research (Systemic Practice & Family Therapy)

  • Full time
  • 5 year Fixed Term position
  • Salary  $187,759 + 17% superannuation
  • Position based at the Bouverie Centre in Brunswick with free parking

Established in 1956, The Bouverie Centre is now a systemic practice-research-translation Centre that draws on its history of bringing family therapy to Australia to promote its vision of healthy relationships in families, organisations, and communities. The Bouverie Centre is a values–based, learning organisation, that integrates clinical, First Nations, practice & service development, academic, and research teams and programs to build systemic knowledge and expertise that is directed to making mental health and well-being better at all stages in life, in all cultures, for all people.

About the position

The incumbent of this position will be responsible for continuing existing research frameworks and expanding the research activities of the Bouverie Centre, within its fully integrated practice-research-translation framework. This incorporates the Centre’s Clinical, Workforce Development, Academic, First Nations and Administration programs. The Professor of Research (Systemic Practice & Family Therapy) will manage the research team (currently a Level C Senior Research Fellow, three Level B Post-doctoral Fellows, research officers, PhD students).

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have

A distinguished record of original, innovative and internationally recognised research and/or teaching, with evidence of its impact and significance, including:

  • A strong record of external research funding through competitive grants, contracts and/or consultancies; and the financial management of grants;
  • High level analytical capability with an ability to communicate complex information clearly;
  • Experience in conducting or capacity to conduct evaluations particularly as this relates to clinical interventions, workforce and implementation projects
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and management experience in building and leading teams

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

Closing date:  By 11:55pm Sunday 5th February 2023

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