Professor in Health Services Research
University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine

Professor in Health Services Research

Job no:504856

Area:Faculty of Medicine

Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level E ($178,571.98 - $178,571.98)

Work type:Full Time - Continuing, Full Time - Fixed Term

Location: Brisbane

Faculty of Medicine

The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine is an internationally recognised provider of world-class education and research. The research-intensive Faculty has a gross budget of almost $300 million, employs approximately 1000 continuing and fixed-term staff (headcount), has a community of more than 4000 non-salaried academic appointees and around 3200 students (headcount).


The Faculty of Medicine offers Australia’s largest medical degree program for graduates and school-leavers. Undergraduate and postgraduate programs are available in the disciplines of Medicine, Health Sciences, E-Health, Mental Health, Biomedical Sciences and Public Health.


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 effectiveness of healthcare by pairing consumer insight with outstanding clinical research.


The role

The successful appointee will establish and lead a research group, conducting high quality research in a field aligned with, or closely related to the core programs of the Centre. The successful applicant will engage in collaborative research with other members of the UQ Centre for Health Services Research (UQCHSR) and other groups within the Faculty of Medicine to maximise opportunities for research outcomes.


The person
Applicants should have a high-level expertise in a research field relevant to the Centre. You should also have a PhD in health services research, an Outstanding track record in research as evidenced by high impact and cited publications, mentoring outcomes and international profile. You should have the ability to establish effective relationships and to represent and promote the activities of UQCHSR at a University and wider community level, including industry, government and professional bodies. You should also have demonstrated excellence as a research leader defined by grant success; RHD completions; and high impact publications.


The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.


This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time appointment at Academic level E. The remuneration package will be $178,571 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $208,929 p.a.).


Position Description
Download File ProfessorHSR_RecruitmentBooklet.pdf


For a confidential discussion about this position, initial contact should be made with Dr Rachel Lucas on or +61 402 891 029.


To submit an application for this role, please email all documents to All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.


Applications close on Thursday, 28 February 2019.


Advertised: 15 Jan 2019

Applications close: 28 Feb 2019 (4:30 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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