Research Fellow, Implementation Science

Curtin University of Technology


October 2, 2022


An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and passionate Implementation Science (IS) Research Fellow to join the Curtin School of Nursing.

Under the guidance of an experienced team, you will use IS methods to:

1) Embed the ESCALATION System (paediatric early warning system) in WA Country Health Service and

2) Strengthen the family involvement component of the ESCALATION System to maximise the benefits for Aboriginal children and their families.

This three year IS fellowship is one of several WA FHRIF fellowships appointed to build capacity in IS research and support IS across WA health. There will be an IS development program for the group of IS Fellows. The grant funding is a partnership with WA Country Health Service.

To be successful in this role, you will be a healthcare professional with a postgraduate qualification, experience undertaking research and/or project management and ideally working towards a higher degree (research masters or PhD).

Experience in engagement with stakeholders, health consumers and in health systems research is essential as you'll be required to meet with and work collaboratively with stakeholders and consumers in WACHS regions and collect both qualitative and quantitative data in a variety of clinical settings.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Associate Professor Fenella Gill on 0402 881 604 or at .

About us

Curtin's School of Nursing is the longest established school of nursing in the Australian university sector. From the time it opened 47 years ago, the school has been a key part of the University's drive to be a leader in health sciences education and research. The school delivers a range of undergraduate courses in nursing, oral health therapy and paramedicine; and specialist postgraduate courses in areas ranging from diabetes and critical care to child health and midwifery.

The WA Country Health Service and Curtin University's Alliance is leading research innovation and workforce development that supports and nurtures healthy communities across WA Country Health Services. Our vision is to improve the health, wellness, and experience of rural, remote, and regional communities through collaborative partnerships that translate new discoveries and knowledge into practice. Its focus is on strengthening three pillars of activity across research, workforce development and innovation.

Additionally, our vibrant Bentley campus includes an art gallery, gym/childcare and medical centre, endless food options and great parking and public transport options.

For more info on our university visit www.

Join us! Your application should include a cover letter, your CV and separate document addressing the selection criteria (noted below) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.


  • Health professional.
  • A postgraduate qualification.
  • Experience undertaking research and/or project management in a health field.
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to the development of a collegial and supportive working environment and the ability to interact with families and staff with cross cultural sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies, procedures and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions of the position.
  • Preferred:

  • Registered Nurse.
  • A research degree (Honours, Masters or PhD) in a health field or working towards.
  • Paediatric clinical experience.
  • Experience working in regional or remote health environments.
  • To view a copy of the generic ALB Academic Role Statement, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.

    https: //

    Applications close: Tuesday 6 S eptember 2022 1 0pm AWST Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current Working with Children check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team at

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