Professor/Associate Professor of Health Systems Research and Translation, Conjoint Appointment

Gold Coast, Australia
07 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the position

Bond University and the Gold Coast Health and Hospital Service (GCHHS) seek applications from suitably qualified experts for this conjoint role in health systems research and translation. This is a new position designed to extend the collaboration between Bond University and the GCHHS in leading a program of research translation within Gold Coast Health Services to advance both the academic and clinical standing of the discipline and to develop high-impact integrated partnerships that will deliver enhanced outcomes for people within the Health Care Sector.

The position is appointed through the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University but has dual reporting lines to both the University and the GCHHS. Bond University is Australia’s first private University and seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow’s professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience

The GCHHS provides public health care services to more than 500,000 people. Consistent with the GCHHS’s vision to be a leading university health service, the GCHHS is committed to demonstrating high professional standards of care, innovative approaches to care pathways and excellence in education and research.

About the person:

The Conjoint Professor/Associate Professor of Health Systems Research and Translation will lead a program of health research translation, in conjunction with the Centre for Research in Evidence Based Practice at Bond University, the Evidence Based Practice Professorial Unit at the Gold Coast University Hospital and provide expert advice on the latest evidence-based research relevant to local services. They will be expected to design and implement translation programs to ensure the uptake of that research into clinical practice and engage complex stakeholder groups including Health Service Executives, clinicians, patients, private practitioners, clinical colleges and consumer advocacy organisations

The successful candidate will also possess the ability to build upon the established missions of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University and GCHHS, foster academic growth and professional development, guide their discipline strategically, and advance their field in the tradition of consensus and collaboration.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of fitness centre, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site.

This appointment will be remunerated at a Bond University Professor or Associate Professor Level appointment and will be negotiated with the successful candidate, dependant on skills and experience.

Further information:

Initial position related enquiries can be directed to the Director of the Centre for Research in Evidence Based Practice, Professor Paul Glasziou

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria available from below:

Applications should include the following supporting documents:

  • A cover letter including the position title, where you saw this role being advertised and the position reference number #HSM1823
  • A curriculum vitae which includes the names and contact details of three referees;
  • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Peta Dawson/Kayleigh Corlett 

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process. 

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.

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