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Careers

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

Research Fellow

The Research Fellow will conduct laboratory research in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity under the supervision of Professor Kanta Subbarao (Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza at the Doherty Institute) in collaboration with Professor Lorena Brown. The Research Fellow will contribute to the strategic development of the research program, particularly preclinical and clinical evaluations of vaccines, basic questions of molecular virology, viral antigenicity, genetic and antigenic relatedness among influenza viruses, mapping epitopes of protective antigens, host response to influenza virus infection and viral pathogenesis.

Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

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Research Assistant

The Research Assistant will conduct laboratory research in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity under the supervision of Professor Kanta Subbarao (Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, also at the Doherty Institute) and in collaboration with Professor Lorena Brown.

The research focuses on influenza virus biology and pathogenesis and immune responses to infection and vaccination. Studies involve preclinical and clinical evaluations of vaccines, basic questions of molecular virology, viral antigenicity, genetic and antigenic relatedness among influenza viruses, host response to influenza virus infection and viral pathogenesis. Technical work involves cell culture, virology, animal studies, molecular biology, immunology and basic computer skills.

Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

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