18 May, 2022

First Nations Principal/Senior Principal Research Fellow

  • Research leadership position to drive First Nations and rural health research.
  • Build internal capacity of researchers and partner institutions.
  • Develop high quality and effective research partnerships with key stakeholders in industry and community.

Take a lead role in driving research leadership within the Three Rivers Department of Rural Health and its partner organisations to deliver on the core mission of healthy rural communities and improving First Nations health outcomes.

The successful applicant will demonstrate strong leadership skills and experience in managing a research team, an extensive record of research achievement, success in grants, and demonstrated capability with a range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.

The role will require a demonstrated ability to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders, particularly with First Nations communities and organisations; and to work collaboratively with healthcare professionals, project colleagues and academic staff.

The Three Rivers Department of Rural Health is based at Charles Sturt University in New South Wales’s Riverina and Central West region. Three Rivers DRH aims to support the growth and development of the rural health workforce through supporting students in rural clinical and academic experiences and rural health research.