DHCRC Postdoc Program
Researchers who can work at the interface of academia and industry and move back and forth through both dimensions are highly sought-after individuals with positive employment prospects in our changing world.
Whether you want a career in academia or industry, doing a postdoc with DHCRC will be a key stepping stone to your success. Not only will you work on cutting-edge digital health research that delivers relevant, real-world outcomes, but you will receive personalised training and industry-based experiences to help you reach your full potential.
Our aim is to give you what you need to succeed, propel your career trajectory and help you build a skillset that will serve you well into the future.
Whether you’re fresh out of your PhD or an experienced postdoc, you will benefit from using our industry-researcher development matrix along with our planning tools to custom-build a professional development package aligned with your needs, goals and aspirations.
As a DHCRC postdoc you will:
- receive one-to-one tailored coaching
- design and maintain a research plan/career map
- be invited to our DHCRC annual education retreat and conference
- have access to a merit-based ‘development fund’ for career development and international collaboration purposes (upon application)
- be part of an exclusive community of bright minds and emerging talent
- be offered a range of innovative training opportunities, including industry placements, datathons and industry-relevant micro-credentials.
At DHCRC you will have access to the best of both the academic and industrial worlds, and an impressive network of mentors to support you.
Whether you are supervising students for the first time, wanting to commercialise an idea, aiming to do social good, or aspire to mobilise your research to influence policy, we’ve got you covered.
If you are positioning yourself for a career within industry you can upskill via our suite of industry-recognised micro-credentialed courses created in partnership with RMIT Online, including:
- Digital Health Strategy and Change
- Technology Enabled Care
- Healthcare Design, and more.
If you wish to pursue a more traditional academic pathway you can choose from a suite of specialist programs, including the following fast-track course collections from our partner Postdoc Solutions. These can be done online in your own time and at your own pace:
For beginning postdocs
Option 1: PhD to Postdoc + Get Published (publication record building and its role in your academic career)
Option 2: PhD to Postdoc + Granted (grants record building and its role in your academic career)
Option 3: PhD to Postdoc + Get Published + Granted (full track record building for career acceleration)
Option 4: PhD to Postdoc + Academic Performance and Promotion (academic career progression, post-PhD)
Read more about the courses offered by Postdoc Solutions.
With guidance from your supervisor, manager and/or mentor, and our DHCRC Education Manager and coach, we encourage you to ‘pick and mix’ from the opportunities on offer to strategically shape your own individual journey. Welcome to DHCRC—the gateway to an exciting and satisfying career in digital health.
For experienced postdocs
Option 1: Academic Performance and Promotion + Get Published (publication record building and its role in your academic career)
Option 2: Academic Performance and Promotion + Granted (grants record building and its role in your academic career)
Option 3: Academic Performance and Promotion + Get Published + Granted (full track record building for career acceleration)