Research Fellow (Public Health Medical Registrar)

  • The University of Western Australia
  • Australia, WA
  • Mar 26, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

School of Population and Global Health

Western Australian Centre for Rural Health

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

The WA Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) is one of 16 Commonwealth-funded University Departments of Rural Health (UDRH) in Australia, located in the Midwest and Pilbara regions of Western Australia.

WACRH’s mission is to collaborate in: (i) the promotion and preparation of students for health careers in a rural setting; (ii) innovative rural learning opportunities of students, health professionals and the community; and (iii) rigorous applied research and knowledge translation aimed at optimising the health and wellbeing of rural communities.

About the opportunity

This role at WACRH’s Geraldton office is an accredited training position of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM), funded by the Specialist Training Program through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Your placement can be developed to meet your learning needs, which can include research and evaluation, health promotion, Aboriginal health and creative learning opportunities working directly with communities and a range of stakeholders including health services.

You may have an opportunity to work collaboratively with the Geraldton Public Health Unit and there are opportunities to undertake work in more remote locations as part of the placement.

This is an exciting opportunity to undertake accredited public health medicine training, working in Geraldton, a large regional centre in Western Australia that enjoys excellent climate and cultural, educational and recreational facilities.

The Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) is a dynamic, multi-disciplinary academic centre working to improve the health of rural, remote and Indigenous people through a unique collaboration of all five Western Australian universities. It has a strong collaborative ethos and a population health focus with an interest in a research, knowledge exchange and policy.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description.

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File 506527.pdf

In preparing your application you are asked to submit curriculum vitae and a document clearly addressing the selection criteria to demonstrate that you meet the criteria. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

Closing date: Thursday, 13 May 2021

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

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