Associate Professor/Professor in Digital Health

Gold Coast, Australia
Tuesday, 27 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 24 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term

The opportunity

Our School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the Menzies Health Institute Queensland are seeking an Associate Professor or Professor in Digital Health. This is a new role resulting from the innovative partnership between Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning data platform firm, Datarwe ( and the University.

Datarwe are true leaders in their field and as Associate Professor/Professor, this position will see you foster the partnership between Datarwe and the University to lead research that delivers transformative health outcomes for the community and make a real impact in the field of Digital Health.

Within this position you will be responsible for undertaking high impact research in precision medicine, including generation of funding for applied and translational research, and publication of scholarly work. This role requires you to play a significant leadership role in research projects including supervision of research staff and students. You will also develop and lead engagement iniatives and activities and contribute to the innovation and collaboration of industry and university partnerships, alongside the leadership team of Datarwe.

This is a fixed term, full time (Level D) or part time (80%) (Level E) position for a period of 3 years with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory performance, grant success and mutual agreement. The position will be primarily based at the Gold Coast campus. Griffith is a multi-campus university and therefore it is understood that this position will work across campuses as required.

About you

To be successful within this role, you will already have a well-developed industry-informed international research profile, either within Health or ICT research communities, but with demonstrated experience across both information systems and healthcare settings. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of healthcare data including clinical coding as well as broad knowledge of medical conditions. You will have a track record of successful supervision of postgraduate research student and Hons projects along with a focus upon deep and comprehensive engagement with industry.

Salary range

Associate Professor (Level D): $144,806 - $159,532 pro rata per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $169,423- $186,653 pro rata per annum.

Professor (Level E): $186,531 pro rata per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $218,241 pro rata per annum.

How to apply

For further information regarding this opportunity and application requirements, please visit

All applications must be submitted online.

Confidential enquiries

Confidential enquiries regarding this opportunity can be made to: Professor Paulo De Souza, Head of School, School of Information and Communication Technology on +61 (0) 7 373 56039 or via email or Dr Kelvin Ross, Chief Technology Officer, Datarwe on +61 0414 505 910 or via email

For application queries, please contact the People Services Team at Griffith on +61 (0) 7 373 54011.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans five physical campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Closing date: Monday, 24 May 2021 at 5 pm AEST.

Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply and while the Level D position is advertised as full time, a fractional appointment with flexible working can be negotiated.