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University of Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 27/09/2017

Job Category:

Education / Research

Job description:

Gender and Women’s Health, Centre for Health Equity
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

The Research Fellow will join a small team of researchers working on gender, employment, mental health, and workplace suicide prevention. You will be based within Gender and Women’s Health Unit, Centre for Health Equity in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. The Unit broadly focus on the social determinants of health, including gender and employment. Researchers in the unit work closely with industry stakeholders in Victoria, nationally and internationally.

The position will support the work of a recently funded NHMRC partnership project, which seeks to evaluate a workplace based suicide prevention program running in the construction industry. The program is operating across a number of Australian states and there is considerable interest for its introduction to the United Kingdom. The Research Fellow will advise the industry partners on the project implementing the program in order to ensure it’s best possible evaluation. This will include interfacing with Industry Partners regarding data collection.

At a broader level, the Research Fellow will lead publications, conference presentations and grants regarding work and suicide prevention. They will be supported in their work by Dr Milner and colleagues within the Unit. Current areas of research in this area include: employment quality, mental health and suicide, gender and gender equality and health, occupation and socio-economic influences on suicide and mental health.

Close date: 18 Oct 2017

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