Research Fellow


Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Research Fellow to join our Cancer Clinical Trials Centre at Austin Health in 2021.

The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre has been established at Austin Health to provide a holistic approach to cancer treatment and care, wellness and research within a state of the art comprehensive cancer centre. The Cancer Centre is responsible for inpatient medical oncology and clinical haematology, ambulatory medical oncology and clinical haematology, palliative medicine and radiation oncology. The Cancer Clinical Trials Centre (CCTC) has over 200 trials and is a vibrant and growing unit. Incorporated within the ONJ Centre, with strong undergraduate and post graduate teaching programs.

CCTC conducts a wide variety of trials nationally and internationally and has a reputation for excellence. The CCTC manages studies from Phase 1 - Phase 3 and participates in investigator-initiated research, Collaborative Group Studies and Pharmaceutical sponsored clinical trials. The atmosphere within CCTC is energetic, friendly and cohesive with a strong teamwork ethic amongst all members and regular meetings with investigators to discuss management issues.

Applications are sought from trainees or Clinical Haematologists or Medical Oncologists for the Cancer Clinical Research Fellow position. This position is covering maternity leave and will commence in February 2021 for 12 months.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, it is important that you follow these instructions:

Click on "Apply Now" at the end of this page. You will be directed to sign in/register through the Austin Health Careers Site. Complete the registration process as prompted.

Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:

. Cover letter

. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

. Undergraduate (Medical) Qualification Certificate

. Fellowship Certificate (if applicable)

. Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


Selection Criteria Essential: Qualified Medical Practitioner
Essential: Undergoing or holds specialist qualifications for Fellowship of College of Physicians or similar
Essential: Knowledge and experience in Medical Oncology, Haematology or similar