The primary purpose of this position is to undertake research led by the Policy and Epidemiology Group at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research.
Specifically, the role involves coordinating and managing work on the development of system dynamics models of mental health outcomes in Queensland populations impacted by extreme weather events.
About the role
Lead and conduct research activities related to system dynamics modelling and ethics application, whilst building and maintaining collegial relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external.
The successful candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:
About Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research
Established in 1987, the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research (QCMHR) is Queensland’s premier mental health research facility. The work conducted at QCMHR aims to reduce the level of disability associated with mental illness through research which leads to more effective mental health services and interventions, the identification and reduction of risk factors, and the development of researchers in the field of mental health.
Based at The Park – Centre for Mental Health, QCMHR is hosted by MHSS within the West Moreton Health Service. It maintains a strong partnership with The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute and the School of Public Health, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, and Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners.
Key priority areas for QCMHR research include:
QCMHR is located at Dawson House, The Park – Centre for Mental Health, Wacol.
Vaccination Preventable Disease
This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role’. You must be able to provide evidence that you either:
You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. More information and evidence forms can be found at here.
17.5% annual leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Service (EAS).
Further information regarding this role please download and read the attached Role Description and Information Packages. You will need to submit your Cover Letter, CV or Resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant to the role.