Professor or Associate Professor of Research (Systemic Practice & Family Therapy)

  • Full time 5-year Fixed Term position
  • Prof $187,759 or A/Prof $146,540 to $161,087 + 17% super
  • Position based at The Bouverie Centre in Brunswick with free parking
  • Research Only

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 Associate/Professor of Research (Systemic Practice & Family Therapy) position is offered at either Level D or E, commensurate with experience and standing. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for continuing and expanding the research activities of the Bouverie Centre, within its fully integrated practice-research-translation framework. This incorporates the Centre’s Family Therapy Clinical, Workforce Development, Academic, and First Nations programs. The incumbent will manage the research team (currently a Level C Senior Research Fellow, three Level B Post-doctoral Fellows, four research officers, PhD students)

Skills and Experience

  • Distinguished record of original, innovative and recognised research and/or teaching, with evidence of its impact and significance;
  • Completion of a PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing together with subsequent research experience, ideally in applied research relating to family mental health, model development, implementation of family interventions and workforce training.
  • 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;
  • 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.

Closing Date: 15 May 2023

Enquiries: Prof Jenn McIntosh

Phone: 03 8481 4800

Email: using the subject line: Prof / Associate Prof of Research