Senior Principal / Principal Research Fellow
Lead strategic research and research education that improves the health workforce, health services and the health of those living in rural and remote locations
- Be at the forefront of excellence in rural, remote and Indigenous Health
- Real opportunity to make a difference
- Amazing chance to experience the great Australian Outback
We now have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Principal / Principal Research Fellow to join our multi-disciplinary team, initially on a fixed term appointment to 31 December 2022 in Mount Isa at the Centre for Rural and Remote Health.
What can you accomplish in the Role
As an integral part of our dynamic and progressive team, you will have the unique opportunity to lead the development of the evidence base for overcoming major challenges facing rural and remote health and health workforce and contribute to the centre’s primary goal to improve the health of rural and remote Queensland populations.
What will you bring to the Role
A depth of understanding of the context and challenges in rural and remote heath and a relevant research track record. Further developing our strong collaborative network across multiple sites in outback Queensland and beyond, you will lead strategic research and research education relevant to rural, remote and Indigenous health, health services and workforce that will improve the health and health services of those living in rural and remote locations
About the Centre for Rural and Remote Health
Centre for Rural and Remote Health (CRRH), James Cook University (JCU) is part of a national network of university departments of rural health in headquartered in Mount Isa, with nodes 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 $134,771 — $148,092
17% superannuation scheme
five weeks’ annual recreation leave
attractive options for salary packaging
Relocation assistance provide
If you are an established researcher looking to make a real difference to the people of outback Queensland, please apply today via:
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
Position Reference Number: 16849
Applications close: 21 October 2019