1981 - 1982: Post-doctoral Fellow (funded by the Medical Research Council of New Zealand), Department of Medicine, Christchurch Clinical School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand. Supervisor: Prof. D.W. Beaven
1982 - 1983: Scientific Officer, Department of Medicine, Christchurch Clinical School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand.
1983 - 1986: Research Fellow, Meakins-Christie Laboratories, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Supervisor: Prof. J. Milic-Emili.
1994 - 2008: Respiration Physiology
1997 - 2001: European Respiratory Journal (Associate Editorship)
2002 - 2006: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
2001 - Present: Journal of Applied Physiology
2001 - Present: Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing
2009 - Present: Journal of Applied Physiology (Associate Editorship)
"Mechanical Ventilator" J.H.T. Bates, T.F. Schuessler and M. Ahmadi. US Patent #6,082,357. Priority data March 26, 1997
"Breathing Biofeedback Method and System" P. Bingham and J.H.T. Bates. US Patent #7,618,378 B2. November 17, 2009
"Non-invasive Pulmonary Airway Resistance Measurement System" J.H.T. Bates, J. Thompson-Figueroa, L.K.A. Lundblad and C.G. Irvin. US Patent Pending.
"Device and method for lung measurement" J.H.T. Bates U.S. Patent application US 20160007882 A1, Filed on January 29, 2013; patent pending (C501)
"Variable ventilation as a diagnostic tool for assessing lung mechanical function." J.H.T. Bates and B.J. Smith. PCT Application W02015127377 A1, Filed on February 23, 2014 (C538).
"Methods and systems for mapping cardiac fibrillation." P.S. Spector and J.H.T. Bates. U.S. Patent 20140200429 A1, Filed on January 16, 2013 (C434).