Research Director

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Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Provide executive oversight and leadership of research activities being conducted in Caboolture & Kilcoy Hospitals and Woodford Corrections Health Service.

  • Establish and grow Caboolture & Kilcoy Hospitals and Woodford Corrections Health Service as reputable facilities in the conduct of high quality health and medical research, including developing and maintaining partnerships with leading health education providers to grow the health training, education and research capacity within the organisation.

  • Collaborate with The University of Sunshine Coast to build a collaborative research structure.

  • Represent Caboolture & Kilcoy Hospitals and Woodford Corrections Health Service at a range of HHS and state-wide meetings and forums with internal and external audiences and committees to promote and advocate for organisational research endeavours including creating and delivering presentations, training and information seminars.

  • Provide advice and support to researchers on resource and operational matters that are critical to the needs of the research study being undertaken and explore and develop mechanisms to increase opportunities and competitiveness for external grant funding.

Job ad reference number: CAB316089    Close date: 18 July 2019

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: ( )


4 July 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - North
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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