Queensland


Explore Queensland universities where you can apply for an academic post.

Queensland


Explore Queensland universities where you can apply for an academic post.

Last updated 7 March 2024

Queensland

Connect with an academic general practice supervisor from a university department of general practice or rural clinical school. 

Explore the Queensland universities hosting academic post registrars below.

University address: 14 University Drive, Robina, QLD, 4226

Head of Department: Jane Smith

Key Academic Post contact: Associate Professor Jane Smith

Name and contact details: jsmith@bond.edu.au; phone: 0755954499

Potential supervisors: Profs Jane Smith, Nick Zwar, Mark Morgan and Kieran Le Plastrier

Area of research interest/activities/expertise or opportunities for Academic Post projects: Jane Smith/Kieran Le Plastrier- AI assisted discharge summaries to improve the utility of information to GPs
Jane Smith/Mina Bakhit – Ongoing research in the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship interventions and their uptake 
Jane Smith – The role of social learning in GP education. Systems of clinical assessments in medical education
Nick Zwar- MRFF funded qualitative research on chronic insomnia and the impact of online cognitive and behavioural therapy combined with follow-up and support from the patient’s GP
Mark Morgan - clinical practice guidelines development (RACGP). Use of health data to implement guidelines and policy to address unmet healthcare needs in primary care.

Teaching opportunities: General Practice specific teaching in 3rd and final year of MD program. Small group tutorials and lectures.

Link to department website: Dr Jane Smith | Bond University | Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Griffith University Campus

University address: 1 Parklands Drive, Southport, QLD

Head of Department: Kylie Vuong is Academic Lead of General Practice

Key Academic Post contact: k.vuong@griffith.edu.au

Potential supervisors: Kylie Vuong; Alyson Hee

Area of research interest/activities/expertise or opportunities for Academic Post projects: Cancer prevention and survivorship; Interprofessional collaboration; Medical education

Teaching opportunities: There are opportunities to engage in tutorials and lectures as part of the GP academic team.

Link to department website: https://www.griffith.edu.au/study/health?location=dom&level=pgrd

Head of Department: Prof Kay Brumpton

Key Academic Post contact: Assoc Prof Janani Pinidiyapathirage

Name and contact details:

Potential supervisors: Prof Kay Brumpton; Assoc Prof Janani Pinidyapathirage; Dr Hannah Woodall

Area of research interest/activities/expertise or opportunities for Academic Post projects: We have a number of projects that we are pleased to offer an academic registrar:
1. Assessment of Indigenous cultural safety in a general practice consultation. (MRFF grant);
2. Patient-centred goal setting in general practice (MRFF grant);
3. Strengthening Indigenous research in healthcare (MRFF grant pending);
4. Exploring how cultural safety is facilitated by Aboriginal Health workers;
5. The experience of students completing a 2-year longitudinal integrated clerkship (LIC);
6. The influence of GP block rotation and GP LIC on career outcomes.

Teaching opportunities: As a rural clinical school delivering a longitudinal integrated clerkship to fifty Year 3 and Year 4 Griffith University rural students, and GP block students, there are numerous opportunities to teach. This includes facilitating large group teaching, small group discussion and simulation training, and supervising and teaching research to these students as they participate in clinical audit.

Link to department website: Research | Rural Medical Education Australia

Griffith Darling Downs Clinical Training Centre

University address: Douglas, Townsville

Head of Department: Professor Clare Heal

Key Academic Post contact: Professor Clare Heal

Name and contact details: Clare.heal@jcu.edu.au

Potential supervisors: Professor Clare Heal; Professor Tarun Sen Gupta; Dr Aileen Traves

Area of research interest/activities/expertise or opportunities for Academic Post projects: Skin Cancer, Sexual Health, Primary Care Research, Educational research

Teaching opportunities: Teaching in General Practice Program for JCU

UQ Herston campus

University address: Health Services Building, Herston

Head of Department: Professor Katharine Wallis

Key Academic Post contact: Dr Ben Mitchell

Name and contact details: b.mitchell@uq.edu.au

Potential supervisors: A/P Nancy Sturman; Dr Ben Mitchell; A/P Geoff Spurling; Prof Katharine Wallis; Prof Claire Jackson

Area of research interest/activities/expertise or opportunities for Academic Post projects: Quality Use of Medicines; Antidepressant deprescribing; Generalism; Education; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Teaching opportunities: There will be an opportunity to provide tutorials for the same small group of medical students on a weekly basis over 6-8 weeks, to participate in writing and marking clinical case examinations, to contribute to MCQ questions, and such like.

Link to department website: https://medical-school.uq.edu.au/mayne-academies/general-practice