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

Current vacancies

Study Coordinator/Research Nurse

The Department of Infectious Diseases is a recently established department of the Melbourne Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences that is based at The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute). Research within the department encompasses infectious diseases including antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections, malaria, HIV, tuberculosis, influenza, viral hepatitis, sexually-transmitted infections, skin pathogens and emerging infectious diseases such as COVID-19. Our researchers come from diverse backgrounds, including discovery research and basic scientists, clinician-researchers, epidemiologists, public health physicians and microbiologists.

The Study Coordinator/ Research Nurse will be responsible for the development, management, and implementation of the Meta-GP research program. (More)

The deadline for applications is Friday, 10 December.

Research Support Officer

The Department of Infectious Diseases is seeking a Research Support Officer with expertise in molecular techniques to join the research program of Sarah Dunstan, which focuses on the human and pathogen genomics of infectious diseases. The Research Support Officer will provide assistance with general lab processes and research projects within our team and will play a central role in a clinical metagenomics project on tuberculosis. (More)

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, 15 December.

International PhD Program Coordinator.

The Department of Microbiolgy and Immunology is seeking an International PhD Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator will be required to provide administrative support for the Bonn and Melbourne Research and Graduate School, a joint PhD program between the Universities of Melbourne and Bonn (Germany). This role is based in the Bedoui lab. (More)

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, 21 December.

Research Officer

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is currently seeking a Research Officer to conduct laboratory research. 

In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Participate in research independently and as a member of a research team
  • Produce conference and seminar papers and publications
  • Actively participate in the communication and dissemination of research

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, 4 January 2022. 

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