Senior Research Technician

Brisbane, Australia
09 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Centre for Health Services Research

The CHSR, within the Faculty of  Medicine, partners with health providers to improve health services for all Australians. With general health services research expertise in telemedicine, ageing geriatric medicine, and kidney, and capabilities in health economics, biostatistics, informatics, behavioural science functions and beyond. The CHSR strives to to improve the effectivenss of healthcare by pairing consumer insight with outstanding clinical research.

Telehealth Program

The Telehealth Program, incorporating the Centre for Online Health (COH) is a research, teaching and service provider whose overall goal is to research and develop best practice models in online health care that are applicable to Australia and other countries. 

Since the COH was established in 1999, the Centre has become the focus for a multi-disciplinary group of academics with an established reputation for research and teaching excellence in the field of online health and e-Healthcare. 

Research within the COH aims to produce high-quality evidence on the feasibility, efficacy, effectiveness and economics of telehealth. The Centre also has an interest in improving the methodological rigour that is used in the assessment of telehealth services. More information on the Centre’s activities can be found on the COH web site at

The Telehealth program is at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, in Woolloongabba. The Telepaediatric service (previously located at RCH and LCCH) has coordinated more than 20,000 consultations during a 15 year period. The Princess Alexandra Hospital Telehealth Centre commenced operations in July 2012 and focuses on consultations related to (but not limited to) dermatology, geriatrics, endocrinology and cardiology.

The role

This position will provide research assistance to the Centre for Online Health (COH) research team. The role focuses on a range of telehealth-related projects managed within the centre. 

The position will be physically based within the COH at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, but may also require occasional travel to other facilities in Queensland and interstate, depending on project requirements.

The person

Applicants should posses a Bachelor degree in Science or health research related dischipline or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. You will have excellent communication skills, be well organised  and have the ability to work indpendantly or collaborta;ley with collegaues.


This is a full time, fixed term appointment for 12 months at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,597.80 - $72,348.94 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,579.43 - $84, 648.26 p.a).

Position Description

Download File PD_Research Assistant.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Ms Monica Taylor +61 07 3176 7704 or

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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Applications close

23 July 2018 11:55 pm E.Australian Standard Time

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