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.
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 42 research groups focused on exploring new medical approaches across six streams including:
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.”
Western Sydney University, PhD student
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 has experienced exponential growth since its inception and is currently home to 450 employees and affiliates, 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.
The SPHERE Cancer CAG (Clinical Academic Group) was established in 2017. The Cancer CAG sits within a collaborative framework that incorporates four health networks and more than 30 health, education and research sites across the state. The Cancer CAG established 4 key focus areas of research, within each of these Areas, the Cancer CAG has worked with members to develop BIG Ideas, a structure that supports the development of integrated research projects, mentored by senior researchers, which integrates small and large projects as well as emerging and established research leaders into a coherent program of work and shared pathway.
The SPHERE Cancer CAG is looking for a Mid Career Research Fellow that will be responsible for a key area of research within the ‘Reducing Variation in Clinical Practice’ Area of Focus.
The Research Fellow duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
The ideal candidate will possess the following criteria:
Applicants must apply via SEEK and are required to:
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check and must have a Working With Children clearance.
All applications must be submitted via SEEK and should include a cover letter addressing selection criteria and a current CV.
Applications close 5pm Friday 2 July 2021.
Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
A copy of the position description can be downloaded here: Cancer CAG_Unwarranted Variations_Area of Focus
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.
For more information about career opportunities at the Ingham Institute, please contact: Executive Director of People and Culture – Helene Atkinson Email: email@example.com Phone: 02 8738 9000