Research Officer

Other Health Care 5 Sep 2019

Short Descrip­tion

Key posi­tion to con­tribute to the devel­op­ment of a strate­gic remote health research project on health work­force safe­ty in remote areas of Australia.

  • Devel­op your research career in rur­al, remote and Indige­nous Health
  • Real oppor­tu­ni­ty to make a difference 
  • Amaz­ing chance to do so while expe­ri­enc­ing the out­back regions of Queensland

Cen­tre for Rur­al and Remote Health (CRRH), James Cook Uni­ver­si­ty (JCU) now have an excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty for a Research Offi­cer to join a mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary team on a fixed term appoint­ment to 31 Decem­ber 2021 at the Cen­tre for Rur­al and Remote Health based in Mount Isa

What can you accom­plish in the Role

Under­tak­ing a research strate­gic project in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the research team and col­lab­o­ra­tive part­ners, you will have the unique oppor­tu­ni­ty to con­tribute the evi­dence base on health work­force safe­ty in remote areas of Aus­tralia and make a real dif­fer­ence to the health of those liv­ing and work­ing in rur­al and remote Australia

About you

With a demon­strat­ed under­stand­ing of remote pri­ma­ry care, remote area nurs­ing, work­force and health ser­vices in an Aus­tralian remote and Indige­nous con­texts, you will have had project or research expe­ri­ence rel­e­vant to oppor­tu­ni­ty and enjoy work­ing in a mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary, col­lab­o­ra­tive team. You will be sup­port­ed to under­take a high­er degree asso­ci­at­ed with this project.

About the Cen­tre for Rur­al and Remote Health 

Cen­tre for Rur­al and Remote Health (CRRH), an organ­i­sa­tion­al unit with­in James Cook Uni­ver­si­ty (JCU) is part of a nation­al net­work of uni­ver­si­ty depart­ments of rur­al health with nodes in Mount Isa, Clon­cur­ry, Lon­greach and Weipa.


Con­sis­tent­ly vot­ed in the top 2% of uni­ver­si­ties world­wide, JCU offers a cul­tur­al­ly diverse work­ing envi­ron­ment with oppor­tu­ni­ties for pro­fes­sion­al and per­son­al growth as well as diverse career oppor­tu­ni­ties. JCU prides itself on being ded­i­cat­ed to teach­ing, learn­ing and research that is not only of high qual­i­ty, but also deliv­ers prac­ti­cal ben­e­fits to the peo­ples and indus­tries of the region.

Gen­er­ous salary plus 17% super­an­nu­a­tion scheme 

five weeks’ annu­al recre­ation leave

flex­i­ble work­ing arrangements

attrac­tive options for salary packaging

Relo­ca­tion assis­tance provide

If you are a remote health pro­fes­sion­al and or an emerg­ing researcher look­ing to make a real dif­fer­ence, please apply today via: https://​www​.jcu​.edu​.au/jobs

Abo­rig­i­nal or Tor­res Strait Islander appli­cants are strong­ly encour­aged to apply.

Posi­tion Ref­er­ence Num­ber: 16871

Appli­ca­tions close: 15 Octo­ber 2019