Professor of Allied Health, Implementation Sciences

Melbourne, Australia
24 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time
  • 3 years fixed term
  • Position is primarily based at the Alfred Hospital
  • Attractive Remuneration Package

This ARCH (Academic and Research Collaborative in Health) research leadership position is a part of an exciting academic, clinical and research partnership between La Trobe University and Alfred Health. The successful person and their team will have offices at their primary location onsite at Alfred Health and will have strong linkages to their discipline and across disciplines within the School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport (SAHHSS) at La Trobe University, Bundoora.

About the position

The Professor of Allied Health (Implementation Sciences) will lead industry engagement and contribute to the research, clinical and academic partnership between La Trobe University and Alfred Health. They will ensure strong industry and consumer engagement and provide research leadership to Alfred clinicians and researchers, alongside academics and students at La Trobe University. They will facilitate an evidence-based approach to health care, with an emphasis on inter-professional practice and consumer-focussed and industry co-produced research and translation.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing, together with research experience in clinical, community or industry settings.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in liaising with collaborators and industry partners and in promoting research links with outside organisations/agencies.
  • Distinguished record of original, innovative and internationally recognised research, with evidence of its impact and significance.
  • Outstanding record of publications, including papers in top-tier and high-impact journals, conference papers, reports and/or professional and/or technical contributions in the relevant discipline area.
  • Demonstrated high level leadership and management experience in leading research teams or projects and financial management of grants for research projects.
  • Proven experience in supervising, mentoring and fostering the research activities of others and contributing effectively at school, and/or university levels.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

How to apply

Closing date: 11 pm Sunday 4th December 2022

Position Enquiries:  Associate Professor Adam Bird, Deputy Dean of the School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport via email:

Recruitment Enquiries:

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to attend an onsite interview at the Alfred Hospital on Thursday 15th December 2022

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The University’s Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures, requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.  As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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Why La Trobe:

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future 

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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