Research Fellow in Health and Medicine

Canberra, Australia
07 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary Package: $96,087 - $109,181 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full-time, 2 years Fixed Term

  • ANU – Australia’s top university and among the top 20 universities in the world
  • Establish your academic career working in a high-performing research group
  • Make significant contributions to the research portfolio of ANU Medical School

Position Overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The ANU Medical School educates and develops medical graduates who practise medicine with compassion, conscience and professional excellence and with a knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and culture. The School partners with a number of healthcare organisations to deliver clinical teaching and training including ACT Health, Calvary Healthcare ACT, and community practices throughout the ACT, south eastern region of NSW and in remote NT. The Medical School is committed to extending the boundaries of medical knowledge and improving the health system through research, and to providing students with a research led educational experience. Research is conducted over range of disciplines, spanning basic science, clinical medicine and implementation into policy and practice. Collaborations extend beyond ANU medical and health sciences, to other universities, governments and communities in the region as well as industry bodies, attracting national and international researchers and higher degree research candidates.

The Research Fellow reports to the Dean of Medicine and will be based at the ANU Medical School either at the Acton Campus or Canberra Hospital Campus.  This position will contribute to the Dean’s and Medical School’s Health Services Research portfolio through project management of clinical interventions relevant to improving service delivery, analysis of research and administrative data and survey data with an understanding of qualitative methodologies. The appointee may have a medical background but will have had experience working with health service providers in Australia. Past experience of working with clinicians/clinical questions is highly desirable. The incumbent will have research publications and, ideally, success in securing research funding. The Research Fellow/Research Analyst will also contribute to the Medical School’s teaching program on health services.

For further information, please contact Professor Imogen Mitchell T: +61 2 6125 2622 T:

Closing date: 4 February 2018

Position description:  PD_Research Fellow_ANUMS.pdf

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant via:

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Application Information:

  • In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.