Professor In Mental Health


Continuing full time appointment
Research Active Academic, Level E Salary $170,948 pa
Plus 17% superannuation and 6 weeks annual leave
Casuarina Campus

We’re young, vibrant and fresh in our thinking, communication and actions. We’re not shackled by the past.

At Charles Darwin University, we believe it’s our staff and students that make us a new world university. We believe that people and knowledge will shape the future. We bring these things together to create transformative learning. We connect people with knowledge, enabling them to discover and grow. We are a new world university. Like our namesake Charles Darwin, we think differently. We innovate, embrace change, challenge conventions and look for better ways.

As Professor in Mental Health your role will provide strategic leadership in mental health care across undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs, research and health service delivery, including providing strategic leadership and advice to the Dean to advance the workforce, education and research agenda in mental health care for the College and University nationally and internationally. You will foster excellence and make an outstanding contribution to governance and collegial life inside and outside the University.

To be successful you require a PhD qualification, identifiable extensive experience and recognition as an eminent authority in mental health at national and international level across academia and/or health service provision, and eligibility for registration as an endorsed mental health nurse in Australia through AHPRA. A distinguished track record of research publications and leading successful research and/or health service teams will be highly regarded.

At Charles Darwin University, we believe it’s the unique experiences, perspectives and opinions you bring that help make us the new world university, join us. To view further details of the role please download the Position Profile or apply now with your cover letter addressing the selection competencies and resume.

Charles Darwin University values inclusion and diversity in the workplace and aims to achieve a workforce that is representative of the community it serves. We encourage applications from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

For more information or to have a confidential discussion please contact Professor Catherine Turner at ***************@cdu.edu.au

Applications Open: Monday 10 February 2020
Applications Close: Tuesday 10 March 2020