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Professor in AI Health

Brisbane, Australia
$247,679 pa.
Closing date
1 Apr 2024

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  • Term: This appointment will be offered on an ongoing, full-time basis.
  • Remuneration: $247,679 pa. (LEVE Professor), incl. $209,292 pa. salary, 17% super and leave loading.
  • Location: Kelvin Grove campus

Who are we looking for?

Embark on a transformative journey as the Professor in Health AI at QUT's Faculty of Health. Here, you'll drive pioneering research at the intersection of healthcare and artificial intelligence. Our vision extends beyond traditional boundaries, propelling healthcare into the digital age.

This position is one of two professors who will co-lead the establishment of the cross-disciplinary AI in Health Research Network, which aims to shape the future of healthcare through innovative research and collaboration. 

This advertisement is for the Professor in Health AI position within the Faculty of Health

Click here to learn more about the parallel Professor in Artificial Intelligence position within the Faculty of Engineering.

About us

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real world' focus. We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

The School of Public Health and Social Work is a dynamic and progressive School that has an excellent reputation for high quality teaching, research and services across four disciplines: Social Work and Human Services; Health Management; Public Health and Health Safety and Environment (HSE). Through our research, teaching, and community and industry partnerships, the School of Public Health and Social Work strives for a healthy, fair and inclusive society. We focus on the prevention of disease and illness, the promotion of better health and well-being, the improvement of health systems and services and the provision of quality social support.

What you need to succeed

Your expertise and initiative, combined with your ability to work as an excellent team player will be vital to your success in this role. You’ll need:

  1. Completion of a doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline area or closely related field.
  2. Recognised nationally and internationally as a research leader in artificial intelligence methodologies with particular strength and deep expertise in the application within healthcare settings.
  3. Demonstrated ability in establishing and working with an interdisciplinary team of academic colleagues, and engagement with industry stakeholders including medical or clinical practitioners to enhance teaching and research performance.
  4. Proven leadership that drives high performance and collaborative culture, including the ability to successfully mentor staff and students.
  5. Extensive success in generating significant research income and publishing in top tier journals.
  6. Demonstrated considerable leadership ability, including inspiring a high performance and collaborative culture, understanding of complex environments (greater than two years experience).

Life at QUT

Our culture is vibrant, inspiring and challenging. It's a world where like-minds come together with a commitment to making a real world difference. Beyond personal and professional fulfilment, a career at QUT offers:

  • A healthy work-life balance with a blend of on campus and off campus work arrangements for applicable positions.
  • 17% super, to help you retire in style.
  • Support for primary carers with 26 weeks paid parental leave (incl. 17% super).
  • Take advantage of our Salary Packaging Scheme, stay healthy with Fitness Passport and enjoy discounted rates on private health insurance.
  • Numerous opportunities for professional development including leadership programs, workshops, and certifications including our study assistance scheme. 
  • Commitment to our Indigenous Australian staff through initiatives such as the Indigenous Australian Staff Network, Ceremonial Leave, Staff Development Workshops and representation on university committees.
  • Diversity and inclusion - the LGBTIQA+ community is welcome here.

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Belong at QUT

We are guided by our values of Ambition, Curiosity, Integrity, Inclusiveness, Innovation and Academic Freedom and our QUT Connections in our mission to inspire and shape he next generation of change-makers.

In support of our Indigenous Australians Employment Strategy, we aspire to an Indigenous Australian workforce participation of 3.6% and we encourage Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people to join us in pursuing their dreams. 

We believe in creating safe spaces for inclusivity to flourish and we know that diversity is our strength – see our commitment.

More information and application

If you’re curious, innovative, and ready to experience what a career at QUT can offer, we’re ready to meet you. 

The Insight Group are assisting QUT with the appointment of these positions. 

We recommend reaching out to Dr Rohan Carr or Ms Emily Witts to receive a copy of the relevant candidate prospectus and to discuss application requirements. 

Phone: +61 3 9654 3288


To view the position on the QUT website, click here.

Applications Close: Monday, 1 April 2024 at 11.59pm 

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