The University of Queensland (Australia) is seeking an outstanding individual to assume the role of Professor of Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health, a position funded by Lives Lived Well.
(Lives Lived Well was established following the merger of three key alcohol and drug service providers in the region. It delivers a range of wellbeing and addiction related services including drug and alcohol treatment and prevention programs to individuals and significant others who experience difficulties arising from drug and alcohol use, associated mental health issues and early psychosis. Lives Lived Well services currently extend across Queensland and include both residential and non-residential or community based programs, and continues to expand. The University of Queensland is one of Australia’s strongest research-intensive public universities with a strong international reputation for excellence: see http://www.uq.edu.au ).
The primary role of the Professor is to conduct applied and translational research on understanding and improving the treatment of comorbid drug and mental disorders, and provide leadership in this area. The Professor will work closely with staff at Lives Lived Well to ensure the applied relevance and translation value of his/her work; obtain external research grants and/or industry funding to support his/her program of research; and oversee and contribute to lectures and short courses for students and for staff working in alcohol and drug services. This position will be based in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Queensland and the appointment may be made within one of the Faculty Schools or Centres as appropriate.
Sharon Cahill, EHPS Administrator
On behalf of Rik Crutzen, EHPS Communications Officer