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Careers at the Ingham Institute

Want a career at a world-class medical research institute that attracts the brightest minds from around the world? Then join the Ingham Institute.

Careers at the Ingham Institute are focused on inspiring health and transforming care. We actively seek out researchers and support staff who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Why join the Ingham Institute?

At the Ingham Institute you will work alongside some of the brightest minds in the world who are consumed by a passion, enthusiasm and ambition to make a difference to the health and care of people, locally and globally.

Ingham Institute researchers are leaders in their field. They are at the forefront of the most advanced medical breakthroughs and clinical discoveries, and are committed to improving and saving lives. To foster these innovations, postdoctoral fellows and research students work with internationally recognised mentors and in close partnership with Australia’s top teaching hospitals and universities.

The Institute has more than 40 research groups focused on exploring new medical approaches across five streams including:

  • Cancer Research
  • Clinical Sciences Research
  • Population and Health Services Research
  • Injury and Rehabilitation Research
  • Mental Health Research

Our researchers have access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Research and technical staff work in purpose-built research facilities on the campus of Liverpool Hospital – the largest teaching hospital in the southern hemisphere – where our discoveries are transferred directly into clinical practice and patient care.The Ingham Institute is also the first medical research institute in Australia with an MRI-Linac project, which will redefine and improve radiation therapy treatment for cancer patients.

The Institute respects and supports its staff and provides a safe and nurturing work environment. Researchers, students and volunteers work alongside management and support personnel to enable our vision of contributing to the health of our community and beyond.

The Ingham Institute has a strong collaborative culture and we are focused on driving practical outcomes that make a difference in the world.

“The research here is intertwined with the community; each step of progress that we make is supported by, and supports in turn, those around us.”

David Lynch
Western Sydney University, PhD student.

Careers Opportunities

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research (the Institute) is a not-for-profit organisation located in Sydney’s South West that conducts world-class medical research that is rooted in and driven by the needs of the local community and wider Australia.

 

The Institute is the pre-eminent research institute for South Western Sydney. It is home to 360 staff, over 40 research groups, and five (5) research streams that are committed to its vision of Inspiring Health and Transforming Care.

The Institute is integral to a unique collaboration with the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Western Sydney University and the UNSW Sydney. Through these collaborations the Ingham Institute is working to radically transform health outcomes both locally and globally.

As a public health charity endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient, salary packaging opportunities are available to Institute employees.

The Centre for Oncology Education and Research Translation (CONCERT) is the unifying body for cancer research that is being conducted at a number of institutions, including the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research.

CONCERT Biobank provides NSW researchers access to high quality, representative biospecimens and associated epidemiological, clinical and quality of life data, thus assisting researchers in conducting large, population-based studies investigating the genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors associated with cancer.

The CONCERT Biobank is seeking a Biobank Technical Officer who will be responsible for providing high level support in the daily operations of the CONCERT Biobank by collecting, processing and storing biospecimens of the highest quality.

 

Applicants can download the Biobank Technical Officer Position Description here.

All applicants are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 10 January 2020. Contact person: Mr Joseph Po on joseph.po@health.nsw.gov.au and Mob: 61 435 203 109.

Please include the following in the email subject: Biobank Technical Officer Position here.

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research (the Institute) is a not-for-profit organisation located in Sydney’s South West that conducts world-class medical research that is rooted in and driven by the needs of the local community and wider Australia.

 

The Institute is the pre-eminent research institute for South Western Sydney. It is home to 360 staff, over 40 research groups, and five (5) research streams that are committed to its vision of Inspiring Health and Transforming Care.

The Institute is integral to a unique collaboration with the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Western Sydney University and the UNSW Sydney. Through these collaborations the Ingham Institute is working to radically transform health outcomes both locally and globally.

As a public health charity endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient, salary packaging opportunities are available to Institute employees.

The Radiation Oncology Clinical Trials department together with the Radiation Oncology department at Liverpool and Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centres undertakes research and clinical trials into improving outcomes and care for radiation oncology patients.

The Radiation Oncology Clinical Trials department is seeking a Clinical Trials Research Officer to support the Radiation Oncology Clinical Trials department. The position works as part of a multidisciplinary team and requires a comprehensive understanding of health service delivery and a research regulatory environment.

Applicants can download the position description Radiation Oncology Clinical Trials Research Officer here and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 17 January 2020. Contact person: Penny Phan

on penny.phan@health.nsw.gov.au and Tel: 02 8738 9148

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research (the Institute) is a not-for-profit organisation located in Sydney’s South West that conducts world-class medical research that is rooted in and driven by the needs of the local community and wider Australia.
The Institute is the pre-eminent research institute for South Western Sydney. It is home to 360 staff, over 40 research groups, and five (5) research streams that are committed to its vision of Inspiring Health and Transforming Care.
The Institute is integral to a unique collaboration with the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Western Sydney University and the UNSW Sydney. Through these collaborations the Ingham Institute is working to radically transform health outcomes both locally and globally.
As a public health charity endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient, salary packaging opportunities are available to Institute employees.
The Respiratory, Sleep, Environmental and Occupational Health clinical academic group (RSEOH CAG) is part of the Maridulu Budyari Gumal-Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE). Maridulu Budyari Gumal-SPHERE brings together researchers, clinicians, educators and the public to improve the healthcare delivered to our community.
The RSEOH CAG is seeking an experienced Education Officer to assist with a project that will enable easy access to key and innovative resources in clinical care, education and training for upskilling clinical and non-clinical professionals in respiratory, sleep, environmental and occupational health.
The Education Officer will evaluate and curate identified resources to inform capacity building of the health workforce in respiratory, sleep, environmental and occupational health and in reaching the overall mission of RSEOH CAG and Maridulu Budyari Gumal-SPHERE.
Applicants can download the position RSEOH CAG Education Office_Position Description_Dec 2019 and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and 
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 17th January 2020.

Contact persons are:
– Prof Brian Oliver on brian.oliver@uts.edu.au and mob: 0421 491 378 and / or

– A/Prof Maria Sukkar on maria.sukkar@uts.edu.au and mob: 0403 950 085

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research (the Institute) is a not-for-profit organisation located in Sydney’s South West that conducts world-class medical research that is rooted in and driven by the needs of the local community and wider Australia.

The Institute is the pre-eminent research institute for South Western Sydney. It is home to 360 staff, over 40 research groups, and five (5) research streams that are committed to its vision of Inspiring Health and Transforming Care.

The Institute is integral to a unique collaboration with the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Western Sydney University and the UNSW Sydney. Through these collaborations the Ingham Institute is working to radically transform health outcomes both locally and globally.

As a public health charity endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient, salary packaging opportunities are available to Institute employees.

A Clinical and Translational Informatic System (CTIS) for electronic data management system focused on biobanking, investigator driven clinical trials and translational research projects is being developed. The system is designed to automatically extract clinical information from hospital oncology and pathology information systems for consented patients registered in CTIS from across two local health districts (SWSLHD and ISLHD).

In addition, a continuation of a Biospecimen Stakeholder Network (BSN) project supported through a CINSW funding scheme involving the near real-time clinical data capture for biobanks using electronic medical records is being conducted.

A self-motivated and detailed-focussed Project Officer with an IT background and database experience to work on the outlined projects is being sought.

Applicants can download the position description from BSN Project Officer_Position Description_Jan 2020 and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 13 January 2020.

Contact person: A/Prof Kevin Spring on k.spring@westernsydney.edu.au and Tel: 02 8738 9032

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research (the Institute) is a not-for-profit organisation located in Sydney’s South West that conducts world-class medical research that is rooted in and driven by the needs of the local community and wider Australia.

The Institute is the pre-eminent research institute for South Western Sydney. It is home to 360 staff, over 40 research groups, and five (5) research streams that are committed to its vision of Inspiring Health and Transforming Care.

The Institute is integral to a unique collaboration with the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Western Sydney University and the UNSW Sydney. Through these collaborations the Ingham Institute is working to radically transform health outcomes both locally and globally.

As a public health charity endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient, salary packaging opportunities are available to Institute employees.

The Immune Tolerance Group (ITG) is based at the Ingham Institute.  The ITG performs research into mechanisms immune regulation particularly in regards to multiple sclerosis, renal transplantation, other neurological diseases and the animal models.

The ITG is seeking a research assistant to assist expanding the clinical research and lab research interface.

Applicants can download the position description from Immune_clinical trials Research Assist_position description_Jan 2020_ and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Tuesday 21st January 2020.

Contact person: Ms Carmel Skinner on carmel.skinner@health.nsw.gov.au and Tel: 02 9616 4689 or 0413 488 938.

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research (the Institute) is a not-for-profit organisation located in Sydney’s South West that conducts world-class medical research that is rooted in and driven by the needs of the local community and wider Australia.

The Institute is the pre-eminent research institute for South Western Sydney. It is home to 360 staff, over 40 research groups, and five (5) research streams that are committed to its vision of Inspiring Health and Transforming Care.

The Institute is integral to a unique collaboration with the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Western Sydney University and the UNSW Sydney. Through these collaborations the Ingham Institute is working to radically transform health outcomes both locally and globally.

As a public health charity endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient, salary packaging opportunities are available to Institute employees.

A Clinical Trail Study Coordinator is sought to work with the Intensive Care Unit in Bankstown, in support of the departments’ clinical trials activities.

Applicants can download the position description from Position Description_Clinical Trials Study Coordinator_ICU_Dec 2019 and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 3rd January 2020.

Contact person: Ms Kelsey Dobell-Brown on kelsey.dobellbrown@health.nsw.gov.au and Tel: 02 87388306.

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research (the Institute) is a not-for-profit organisation located in Sydney’s South West that conducts world-class medical research that is rooted in and driven by the needs of the local community and wider Australia.

The Institute is the pre-eminent research institute for South Western Sydney. It is home to 360 staff, over 40 research groups, and five (5) research streams that are committed to its vision of Inspiring Health and Transforming Care.

The Institute is integral to a unique collaboration with the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Western Sydney University and the UNSW Sydney. Through these collaborations the Ingham Institute is working to radically transform health outcomes both locally and globally.

As a public health charity endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient, salary packaging opportunities are available to Institute employees.

A Clinical Trail Study Coordinator is sought to work with the Cardiac Research Unit, in support of the departments’ clinical trials activities.

Applicants can download the position description from Position Description_Clinical Trials Study _FINAL and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 3rd January 2020.

Contact person: Ms Kelsey Dobell-Brown on kelsey.dobellbrown@health.nsw.gov.au and Tel: 02 87388306.

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Job opportunities at the Ingham Institute are advertised on job seeker websites like SEEK. You can also follow the Institute on LinkedIn, where we’ll post job vacancies as soon as they arise. For specific research opportunities, take a look at the programs listed in our research streams. Our core values of relevance, integrity, ambition, impact and inclusion shape our culture and guide our behaviours. If they reflect how you like to work and the quality and calibre of your colleagues, we would love to hear from you.

Contact our Human Resources team

For more information about career opportunities at the Ingham Institute, please contact: Contact: Lily Roberts, our Human Resources Manager Email: careers@inghaminstitute.org.au Phone: 02 8738 9110