Research Program Manager

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    Australian Catholic University Level 15, Tenison Woods House, 8-20 Napier Street, North Sydney NSW 2060
    NSW, Australia Phone: (02) 9739 2368
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Melbourne, Vic 




$99,135- $110,834 pa (pro-rata) per year

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Part Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

Job No: 976315
Campus Location: Melbourne
Functional Unit: Psychology (Melbourne)
Work Type: Fixed term part time
  • Key position funded by the “Digital Innovation in Mental Health and Well-Being Program”
  • Fixed-term position to December 2021
  • Part-time (0.6); based in Melbourne

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across nine campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Healthy Brain and Mind Research Centre aims to advance knowledge critical to improving mental health, physical performance and well-being. The Healthy Brain and Mind Research Centre includes a program of research focused on Digital Innovation in Mental Health and Well-Being.

The Research Program Manager will work with the academic and professional team to build its capacity to produce high quality research outputs focused upon psychological well-being as the primary outcome of a series of feasibility studies of our ehealth interventions.

More specifically the role entails:

  • Coordinating the implementation and development of newly funded pilot projects on an ecological momentary driven mobile application intervention, mental ehealth and other programs as evolve
  • Managing the conduct of systematic reviews and meta-analyses
  • Providing advice and strategies to the Program leader to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of research projects
  • Managing clinical content and moderation across moderated online social therapy pilots.

You will need to have:

  • PhD or near completion in a relevant area (Clinical psychology or related discipline)
  • Specialised knowledge and strong interest in digital technology and mental health research
  • Experience in managing research project teams, driving collaboration, coordination and project deliverables.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description HEW 8 Research Project Manager PD.docx.  Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $ $117,318- $ $131,120pa (pro-rata), including salary component $ $99,135- $110,834 pa (pro-rata) (Higher Education Worker Level 8), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Professor John Gleeson, Professor and Head of Discipline at [email protected].

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

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Applications Close: Wednesday 21 April 2021; 11:55PM EST




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