Current opportunities

Please check out these exciting opportunities to join our team! 

Research Fellow - Indigenous Health (ATLAS Surveillance & Research Network)

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a Research Fellow to engage in research to further their expertise and growing profile in the field of Indigenous health services and infectious diseases research. At this level it is expected that the incumbent will efficiently manage service and engagement roles and activities and begin to establish their own research interests within the program.

Applications close Sunday 26th November 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (R-30537). 

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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.

Integration and expansion of a sentinel surveillance system to improve infectious disease outcomes for Indigenous Australians

The project on offer will contribute to our understanding patterns of care across the network, epidemiological analyses of trends in STI, BBV and VPD testing and diagnosis in primary care, linkage with other surveillance systems, the social determinants of health and behavioural drivers of engagement with primary health care, and evaluation of interventions. The exact project will be determined in consultation with the selected applicant.

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!