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A joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital


Working at the Doherty Institute is a rich and inspiring experience. 

Combining research, teaching, public health and reference laboratory services, diagnostic services and clinical care in infection diseases and immunity, this unique joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital provides many outstanding opportunities for students, early and late career researchers, and clinicians to benefit from the new facilities and wealth of knowledge within the building. The holistic approach to research and public health encourages collaborations across many different fields and disciplines throughout the Doherty Institute, the surrounding Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, nationally and across the globe. 

Current Jobs

HOT NORTH Early Career Fellowship

Improving Health Outcomes in the Tropical North: A multidisciplinary collaboration (HOT NORTH) was awarded to Menzies School of Health Research by the NHMRC under the Northern Australia Tropical Disease Collaborative Research Programme.

HOT NORTH is looking for an Early Career Fellow for 12 months. This collaboration with other key research institutes across Australia aims to strengthen partnerships to undertake research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases and Indigenous health disadvantage. The program is centered on five research themes: skin health, respiratory health, antimicrobial resistance, chronic diseases, and vector borne and emerging diseases. The collaboration will facilitate the translation of research findings into positive health outcomes in Northern Australia and the region, with a focus on health policy and practice. Please contact Catherine Martel from Menzies School of Health Research with any enquiries. Please see attached terms of reference for further details. Applications close 14 December.


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