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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.


Career Opportunities:

Clinical Academic Group Support Officer, SHERE
Full time

The Sydney Partnership for Health Education Research and Enterprise (SPHERE), based at the Ingham Institute,  is responsible for providing efficient administrative support and coordination to the Clinical Academic Leaders accredited by the SPHERE Council.

SPHERE is seeking a Clinical Academic Group Support Officer who will be the first, point-of-contact for SPHERE Clinical Academic Leaders and their project support staff.

The role will be responsible for the day to day coordination of activities, including scheduling and coordination of meetings, management of correspondence and related document management systems and the coordination of events related to the Clinical Academic Groups (CAGs).

You can download the Position Description, SPHERE Support Officer here.  All applicants are required to systematically address the selection criteria in their application.

Closing Date:  COB Thursday 1 February 2018

If you have any questions, please contact Karyn Joyner on k.joyner@unsw.edu.au or 0413 753 648

Research Officer, Respiratory Sleep Education and Occupational Health
Part time

The Respiratory Sleep Education and Occupational Health (RSEOH) group based at the Ingham Institute,  is part of the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE). SPHERE brings together researchers, clinicians, educators and the public to improve the healthcare delivered to our community.

RSEOH is seeking an experienced Research Officer to assist in: Auditing and mapping research, clinical care and education and training activities in respiratory, sleep and environmental and occupational health. The Research Officer will identity the gaps in RSEOH research, to assist in reaching the overall mission of SPHERE.

You can download the Position Description, RSEOH Research Officer (PT) All applicants are required to systematically address the selection criteria in their application.

Closing Date:  COB Friday 2 February 2018

If you have any questions, please contact  Sarah Fares on s.fares@unsw.edu.au or: 0433 662 625.

How to apply

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: 1300 66 55 41