Lead the development of strategic research & research education, mentor research students & build research capacity in rural, regional & remote health
- Lead excellence in remote, rural, & indigenous health research
- Full time, fixed term appointment to 31 Dec 2024
- Amazing chance to experience the Central QLD Highlands
- $142,460 - $156,540 + 17% superannuation
We offer an exciting opportunity for a Principal Research Fellow to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). A full-time, fixed term appointment to 31 Dec 2024 this position is based in Emerald.
WHAT YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH IN THE ROLE
The Principal Research Fellow leads the development of strategic research and research education relevant to rural, remote and Indigenous health, health services and workforce through development of a community of researchers, network collaboration and support of novice researchers, students and other health professionals undertaking research and innovation.
WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE ROLE
With a relevant doctoral qualification, you can demonstrate scholarly and professional achievement in relation to remote, allied health and/or public health and can demonstrate an understanding of the context and challenges in rural and remote heath. With a proven research track record, you will further develop our strong collaborative network across multiple sites in Central 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 CENTRAL QUEENSLAND CENTRE FOR RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH
The JCU Central Queensland Centre for Rural and Remote Health (JCU CQCRRH) is part of a national network of federally funded University Departments of Rural Health with a mission to lead excellence in rural, remote and Indigenous Health and workforce.
The Centre collaborates closely with Indigenous Allied Health Australia, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives, CRANA Plus and Services for Rural and Remote Allied Health, Universities, other UDRHs as well as health services, community organisations and local government.
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.
We support our people through the provision of:
- generous superannuation scheme with up to 17% employer contributions
- attractive options for salary packaging
- five weeks annual recreation leave with cash-out annual leave and time in lieu options
- relocation and accommodation assistance provided
- access to online media subscriptions
- corporate discount on health insurance
- fitness Passport
- opportunities for professional and personal growth
- Employee Assistance Program
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply by visiting the careers at JCU website and applying for vacancy refernce 18139
If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact: Professor Sabina Knight (Director) on 0417 823 933 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org