Positions Vacant


The Association does not assist in identifying positions for physicians other than through the Positions Vacant listings.  Please contact the advertisers direct.


Please note:  Overseas Trained Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) conducts the training for all rheumatologists in Australia.

It is recommended that you have a look at the background reading/information available on the RACP website in the first instance:


If you are considering working in Australia, you may need to contact the Australian Embassy in your country regarding eligibility criteria for an Australian visa.

If you have any further queries, please contact the Overseas Trained Physician (OTP) unit of the College at OTPApplications@racp.edu.au



Harrison Pennicott PhD Scholarship for Scleroderma Research – Applications close Monday 12 October 2020

This PhD scholarship to be administered through the University of Melbourne has been established by Scleroderma Victoria to support research into systemic sclerosis. Those interested should contact A/Prof Mandy Nikpour (m.nikpour@unimelb.edu.au) to discuss the application process.
The application form can be found here.


New Zealand


Dunedin Hospital

Permanent 0.8FTE Rheumatologist

This new position is a rare opportunity for a Rheumatologist with enthusiasm and vision to join an existing team of six Rheumatologists in a forward looking department with an international reputation. Click here for more information.

(posted 21 August 2020)


Short-term locum Rheumatologist - All locations considered
Short-term locum Rheumatologist available (1-3 weeks). Experienced in VIC, QLD and NSW. I am happy to cover both private and/or public jobs. References available. Email via i.rheumatologist@gmail.com.

(re-posted 15 September 2020)







BJC Health Private Practice Fellowship in Rheumatology 2021
We’ve halfway through our inaugural fellowship and given its success, we are now advertising the position for 2021.  For more information on this unique opportunity to work in the an innovative, multidisciplinary private practice in Sydney, please visit: https://www.bjchealth.com.au/careers-at-bjc/fellowship
(re-posted 24 September 2020)


Rheumatologist for Private Practice in South West Sydney
An exciting opportunity has come up for a rheumatologist to join our multi-specialty physician and allied health private practice. We are an established practice with an established patient and referral base, in the fastest population growth region in Sydney. Our only rheumatologist is leaving our practice to take up a new position at a hospital so we urgently require a rheumatologist to continue providing care for our patients, and continue to support the high demand service. We provide full administrative and billing support, along with mentorship for doctors new to private practice. Work hours flexible and is suitable for a rheumatologist seeking part-time private practice in our area.
To express your interest, please email your CV and contact details to physicianmedjobs@gmail.com.
(re-posted 18 September 2020)


Port Macquarie

An exciting opportunity exits for a full or part time rheumatologist in Port Macquarie. Port Macquarie, in the Mid North Coast of NSW is a thriving tourist and regional centre. With beautiful beaches and rural hinterland Port Macquarie is just one hours flight or 41/2 hours drive from Sydney. We have a very large retirement community, well established Base Hospital with most specialities represented, a satellite campus of NSW Uni Medical School and an enthusiastic medical community. Sporting and outdoor activities abound and excellent schools are well established. Spacious and gracious rooms await a rheumatologist interested in working in a well established and busy practice. Please call 0425 203 232 or phone 02 6584 4222.
(re-posted 2 October 2020)