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Associate Professor, Indigenous Health

James Cook University

Provide scholarly leadership, teaching & research on Indigenous health and remote & rural health workforce Lead excellence in remote, rural, & indigenous health Encourage rural and remote Indigenous student participation Amazing chance to experience the Central QLD Highlands $142,460 - $156,540 17% superannuation We offer an exciting opportunity for an Associate Professor in Indigenous Health to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). A full-time, continuing appointment this position is based in Emerald WHAT YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH IN THE ROLE The Associate Professor, Indigenous Health works closely with the Director and the CQCRRH leadership team to ensure a successful health workforce pipeline, student placements; improve access, participation and success for Indigenous students in health-related careers and provide expertise in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge. A key role will be to vitalize rural and remote Indigenous student participation in health career programs, promote cultural competency and embed Indigenous perspectives into clinical placements, CPD and CQCRRH health workforce programs.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE ROLE A passionate and dedicated health professional you will have relevant registration/accreditation and will have, or be working towards, a relevant doctoral qualification and scholarly outputs in relation to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, culture and heritage, histories, and issues that impact on Australia’s Indigenous people. You can also demonstrate a proven track record in research in an area related to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge and perspectives, health and/or workforce. Your experience in health and workforce innovation and policy influence, managing remote Indigenous student recruitment and support programmes; and remote clinical placement programmes will see you provide important strategic leadership across the JCU CQCRRH and contribute to our mission to improve the health of remote, rural, and indigenous populations.

ABOUT THE CENTRAL QUEENSLAND CENTRE FOR RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH The JCU Central Queensland Centre for Rural and Remote Health (JCU CQCRRH) is part of a national network of federally funded University Departments of Rural Health with a mission to lead excellence in, rural, remote and Indigenous Health and workforce. The Centre collaborates closely with Indigenous Allied Health Australia, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives, CRANA Plus and Services for Rural and Remote Allied Health, Universities, other UDRHs as well as health services, community organisations and local government. WHY JCU JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.

JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers prac.


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