Senior Research Fellow

Other Health Care 5 Sep 2019

Short Descrip­tion

This posi­tion is key to mak­ing a real dif­fer­ence in the evi­dence base of rur­al and remote health and work­force research. You will con­tribute to our ambi­tious research pro­gram, capac­i­ty build­ing and research edu­ca­tion for rur­al, remote and Indige­nous health, health ser­vices and work­force in out­back Queens­land and beyond.

  • Join our dynam­ic, inno­v­a­tive team
  • Fur­ther devel­op your research career in rur­al, remote and Indige­nous Health
  • Expe­ri­ence a real oppor­tu­ni­ty to make a long term difference 
  • Amaz­ing chance to expe­ri­ence Queensland’s out­back regions and people 

Cen­tre for Rur­al and Remote Health (CRRH), James Cook Uni­ver­si­ty (JCU now have an excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty for a Senior Research Fel­low to join our mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary team at the Cen­tre for Rur­al and Remote Health based in Mount Isa.

What can you accom­plish in the Role

Con­tribute to the devel­op­ment of strate­gic remote and rur­al health work­force and health ser­vices research and edu­ca­tion rel­e­vant to our region and regions like ours through your own work and fur­ther devel­op­ment of a com­mu­ni­ty of researchers, net­work col­lab­o­ra­tion and sup­port of novice researchers, stu­dents and oth­er health pro­fes­sion­als under­tak­ing research.

About you

With ear­ly career research knowl­edge trans­la­tion and pub­li­ca­tion track record, you will be required to con­tribute to the devel­op­ment of an evi­dence base for the con­text of health work­force and ser­vices in out­back Queensland.

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 head­quar­tered in Mount Isa with nodes in 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. The Cen­tre for Rur­al and Remote Health stands out for its work in build­ing a health work­force in and for the region. 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 
  • five weeks’ annu­al recre­ation leave
  • flex­i­ble work­ing arrangements
  • attrac­tive options for salary packaging
  • Relo­ca­tion assis­tance provide

How to Apply

If you are an estab­lished researcher look­ing to make a real dif­fer­ence to the peo­ple of out­back Queens­land and beyond, please apply today via: https://​www​.jcu​.edu​.au/jobs

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

Posi­tion Ref­er­ence Num­ber: 16870

Appli­ca­tions close: 21 Octo­ber 2019