Principal Research Fellow


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Other, QLD 

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Full Time - Fixed Term

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Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH)

Organisational Environment

The University of Queensland’s Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH) delivers leading economic evidence, analyses and insights to help policy- and decision-makers create sustainable healthcare systems that promote better patient outcomes and value for all Australians.

Through collaborative and customised research, CBEH aims to inform and improve how governments and care providers respond to and plan for the changing and complex healthcare needs of a diverse population.

The Centre is also building human capital and capability in the healthcare sector through postgraduate research opportunities and executive education programs for current and future leaders, focusing on change management, evaluation, resource allocation and innovation.

CBEH was established in 2015 and is a joint initiative of UQ’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, and Mater Research Institute-UQ.

To learn more about CBEH, please visit

Information for Prospective Staff

Information about life at UQ including staff benefits, relocation and UQ campuses is available at

The Role

The successful candidate will contribute to the research program of the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH) with a particular focus on business disciplines as applied to the health of populations and the planning, management, production, delivery and evaluation of health care.

The Person

Applicants should possess a minimum of a PhD qualification, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline, a minimum of 5 years post-doctoral research experience in business and health together with a strong record of peer reviewed publications in front line international journals. An established record of competitive research funding and evidence of working in multidisciplinary research teams is expected.

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.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Brett Pelttari, Recruitment Advisor ([email protected]).


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 3 years at Academic level D. The remuneration package will be in the range $138,627 - $152,726 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $162,193 - 178,689 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 506743_TBC_PrincipalResearchFellow_PD_CBEH.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Stephen Birch on +61 7 334 69736 or [email protected].

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover Letter, Resume/CV and Selection Criteria Responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.


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The University of Queensland Sir Fred Schonell Dr
st lucia, QLD, Australia

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