Current opportunities

Check out these exciting opportunities to join our team 

Senior Community Engagement Officer - Identified (s25)

Join our Cairns based IMPACT-STI research project as a Senior Community Engagement Officers with the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health. These roles will support the IMPACT-STI research project, which is trialling a Precision Public Health (PPH) approach to move towards eliminating curable STIs and improving the management of HIV and BBVs in regional areas in Far North Queensland. Under broad direction, these positions will provide essential communications and community engagement support, to projects carried out in the IMPACT-STI research program.

ATLAS Indigenous Data Scientist Traineeship

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples who have an interest in developing data science skills can apply to the ATLAS traineeship and internship to develop their skills working with large data sets and acquire unique skills for a career in data science.

Expressions of interest are now open.

The following scholarship opportunities exist for PhD students:

Making a difference to the health outcomes of urban Indigenous people

The PhD candidates will contribute towards a transdisciplinary program of research across multiple content areas in studies seeking to optimise health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in certain hospital and health services areas in Queensland. These studies will have the potential to be scaled more broadly at the national and international levels.

Closing the final gaps in maternal and infant health: The Deadly Fit Mums Project

This project offers you the opportunity to work with leading researchers, including First Nations leaders, organisations and Communities, and to contribute to projects of national significance.

UQ Poche Centre HDR Top-Up Scholarships

This scholarship is awarded via a competitive scholarship process, but applicants can apply at any time. The scholarship will remain open until all scholarships are filled.


Indigenous health is our passion

We are always interested in hearing from people interested in pursuing research careers with a focus on Indigenous health. Feel free to reach out to us if this is you!