Applications now open until 14 May 2021
The Post-Doctoral Fellowship provides funding for successful applicants, who have already attained a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), to further their research career.
The Post-Doctoral Fellowship aims to build research capacity in the following:
- studies of indicated, selective and universal interventions to prevent suicide and suicidal behaviour will be considered, with particular emphasis being given to studies of indicated interventions. Studies employing any type of research design will be considered, providing they can yield meaningful data on effectiveness and, where possible, cost-effectiveness.
- the protective factors against suicide and the mechanisms by which these protective factors operate. Studies employing any type of research design will be considered, providing they can yield meaningful data on protective factors and their promotion.
The Post-Doctoral Fellowship aims to:
- Develop and expand evidence to support innovative interventions across the spectrum of suicide prevention.
- Foster the expansion and development of research leadership in suicide prevention
- Enhance the scale and focus of research relevant to the Suicide Prevention Research Fund priorities
- Contribute to the evidence base to inform and improve future services, systems and policies related to suicide prevention in Australia.
How to Apply
- Review the application guidelines attached
Guidelines – 2021 Post-Doctoral Fellowship
- Complete the application form, budget and CV template
Application Form – 2021 Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Applicant CV – 2021 Post-Doctoral Fellowship
- Cross-reference the application guidelines and application form to ensure you have addressed all the criteria
Submit the application and supporting documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11.59pm (AEST) Friday 14 May 2021.
To be eligible, you must be a researcher who is up to five years post-doctoral study and who can demonstrate the following:
- Record of contributing to quality publications
- Capacity for leadership in the suicide prevention research field
- Commitment to the application of their research, and
- Articulation of a career development strategy that has relevance to suicide and its prevention