Expression of Interest – Project Officer and Allied Health Student Supervisor ,


This is an Allied Health research opportunity. The focus of the research (funded by the CRCNA) is a health economic analysis of three different aged and disability service models in remote communities (eg Nhulunbuy, Weipa, Katherine). The service models are fly-in fly-out service, established allied health professional, and a student-assisted model to deliver health services.

Summary of requirement:

The incumbent will deliver adult and aged care services, and coordinate research in a remote community.

The incumbent will also supervise students from Flinders University and other universities undertaking placements within the Nhulunbuy region of the Northern Territory.

This work could be used for a Higher Research Degree (eg MPhil).

The appointee would bring an understanding of research processes, and recent and/or extensive experience and knowledge of contemporary clinical/professional practice to the position. We are seeking applicants with experience or knowledge in one of the below areas:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Pathology

Appointment duration: 18 months

Appointment type: Fixed Term full time. Part-time opportunities are also available. Secondment arrangements available.

For more information contact Dr Chris Rissel, Senior Research Fellow, Flinders University, Rural and Remote Health NT, or 08 8920 0297.

May 4, 2021

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Posted by: Renae Kilmister