Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Clinical Teaching

Brisbane, Australia
04 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The School of Clinical Medicine

The School of Clinical Medicine has a strong focus on the delivery of both phases of the Medicine program across a number of sites within the Brisbane metropolitan area, including but not limited to, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston; the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba as well as QE2 and Redlands Hospitals; the Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside as well as Redcliffe and Caboolture Hospitals; Mater and Lady Cilento Childrens Hospitals, South Brisbane; Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich; Greenslopes Private Hospital, Greenslopes; Wesley and St Andrew’s Hospitals, Brisbane; the Primary Care Clinical Unit, Herston and the St Lucia Campus. Leadership at each site is provided by an experienced academic with responsibility for budget and financial matters, human resource matters and facility management. The School consists of academic staff members across all clinical disciplines and more than 2500 academic title holders.  

The role

This position supports the academic team within the Primary Care Clinical Unit with the integration of research into the General Practice teaching program. This includes teaching and demonstrating research skills and the integration of research into evidence-based care, using examples from UQ and PCCU research in teaching, involving students in the unit's research projects, evaluating our teaching and building research capacity in teaching staff. This position provides an interface between research and teaching. The incumbent will work with the teaching team to integrate research into the clinical content, enhance student exposure to GP and PC researchers (role models) and assist the team with a program of education research.

The person

Applicants should have a PhD in the area of Health Sciences or relevant discipline and have demonstrated experience with quantitative and qualitative research methods, strong computing and data analysis skills and evidence of an ability to initiate, execute and complete research projects.


This is a part-time (0.5FTE), twelve month fixed term appointment as a Research Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range of $46,071.37 - $54,709.60 p.a. (pro rata amount) plus employer contributions of up to 17% (total pro-rata package will be in the range of up to $50,448.15 - $64,010.23).

Clinical Loading may be payable to eligible appointees.

Position Description

Download File Position description - Postdoctoral Research Fellow.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Mieke van Driel  on +61 7 336 55144 or email

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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Application closing date

Sunday, 20 May 2018 (11:55pm Eastern Australia Standard Time)