A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available for a suitably qualified candidate to undertake research into youth suicide treatment and prevention at the Brain & Mind Research Institute in Camperdown. The project will focus on determinants of self-harm and suicidality among young people. Development and implementation of new interventions and suicide prevention programs for youth will be at the core of the research project, with an overall aim of undertaking the necessary research to affect rapid advances in suicide prevention.
The scholarship stipend is up to $25,000 per annum over three years, subject to satisfactory progress. The successful applicant will be required to enrol full-time in a higher research degree within the Sydney Medical School. Research will be conducted at the Brain & Mind Research Institute under the supervision of Professor Ian Hickie, and the candidate will be required to present to and collaborate with researchers within the broader Youth research framework. The successful applicant will have completed a four-year undergraduate degree in Psychology or related field, preferably with H1 results or with expertise in the area of suicide prevention. Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents. To apply, please send an electronic copy of your Curriculum Vitae with the details of at least two referees, along with a short letter explaining your interest in the position to Amelia English. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close: January 19th 2014.