Medical research careers

SA Health medical research specialists conduct world-class medical research in teaching hospitals and research organisations throughout Adelaide.

SA Health provides exciting opportunities for a broad range of health professionals seeking a career in basic, translational or clinical research. Employment opportunities are advertised on the SA Health Careers and IW4SA websites.


For more information about research at the following hospitals visit their research websites:

SA Pathology

SA Pathology is the statewide public pathology service that supports research centres, including the:

Universities and research centres

SA Health has close affiliations with the following universities and research centres. A research career in SA Health will provide you with excellent opportunities for collaboration with world-class research teams.

Flinders University

SA Health collaborates with medical researchers through various research centres at Flinders University.

University of Adelaide

Follow the link for research opportunities at Adelaide University.

Adelaide University research centres include:

For more information about Adelaide University research centres contact:

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research)
The University of Adelaide SA 5005 Australia
Telephone: +61 8 8303 5665
Fax: +61 8 8303 4409

University of South Australia

SA Health collaborates with medical researchers at the University of South Australia through the Samson Institute for Health Research.

Follow the link for information about UniSA research centres.