The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is a rewarding place to work and we value the contribution made by team members.

We encourage the values of equity, inclusiveness, integrity, sustainability, and evidence-informed policy and practice.

If you would like to join our team, please respond to the advertised vacancies.

Benefits of working for the Alliance

  • Attractive not-for-profit salary packaging options.
  • Opportunities for further education and professional development.
  • A supportive learning environment.
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • Competitive leave entitlements.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted to [email protected]

Your application should include:

  • a cover letter to introduce yourself
  • responses to the essential skills, knowledge and experience – these should be clearly and specifically addressed and are not to exceed three pages in total
  • an up-to-date resume of no more than two pages which clearly details your skills and experience relevant to this role.

Current vacancies

Call for expressions of interest 
Editor in Chief 
Australian Journal of Rural Health

We are seeking expressions of interest for the role of Editor in Chief (EIC) of the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH), published by the National Rural Health Alliance.  

Now in its 29th year, the AJRH is a leading forum for high quality research on rural and remote health in Australia and internationally. The journal is published by Wiley, with six online issues produced per year.  

About the role  

The EIC is proactive and energetic with a strong record in health-related research and is committed to achieving the highest standards of scholarly publication. The EIC: 

  • has a comprehensive understanding of the ethics and methodologies underpinning rural and remote health research  
  • has effective stakeholder engagement skills to oversee the Journal Editorial Board and International Advisory Board; participate on the Journal Advisory Committee; and effectively engage day-to-day with journal staff 
  • has a strong rural health research network, which supports researchers and enables high-quality submissions to the AJRH 
  • understands the Australian rural health system and is committed to multidisciplinary collaboration 
  • is confident and proactive in contributing to academic and public narratives on rural health across academic and media platforms  
  • has academic qualifications at PhD or equivalent level in a health-related field with a strong publication record. 

The EIC is supported by the Deputy Editor and a team of Associate Editors and International Advisors. The role, which attracts a modest stipend, is for two years with an option for extension for a maximum term of five years.  

Click here for the full Position Description. Applicants are invited to submit a current CV together with a short Expression of Interest addressing the key selection criteria to [email protected] by 5pm (AEST) on Friday 9 July 2021

Enquiries:   Clare Ross, Journal Manager, National Rural Health Alliance 
Phone:          02 6285 4660
Email:           [email protected]