- Make an important contribution to outcomes of cancer patients through medical research
- Work with one of Australia’s most respected national and independent medical research institutes
- Located in Westmead, one of Sydney’s and Australia’s major biomedical research hubs
- Role is funded up to 3 years
Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) was Australia’s first dedicated paediatric research facility and is now one of the world’s most highly regarded independent medical research centres. Our research focuses on the areas of embryonic development and birth defects, cancer, neuroscience and gene therapy and we have a strong international reputation based on our research outcomes. It is also home to the world-first proteomics project, ProCan, which is changing the way cancer is diagnosed and treated. CMRI’s research programs are supported by state of the art facilities and committed research and support staff. Our achievements are made possible by a loyal network of community supporters, highly engaged donors and the very successful Jeans for Genes® fundraising campaign.
About the Role
The Clinical Research Fellow will be a key member of ProCan®, the ACRF International Centre for the Proteome of Human Cancer, located in Children’s Medical Research Institute, Westmead, Sydney. ProCan has a multi-disciplinary team of proteomicists, histopathologists, data scientists, software engineers, medical oncologists and project managers. We are currently undertaking cancer proteomics studies on an essentially unique, high-throughput platform across most cancer types, adult and paediatric, with sample cohorts supplied by many collaborating cancer research groups in Australia and elsewhere.
The research fellow will have a strong clinical background in adult or paediatric oncology, with relevant research experience in cancer clinical trials or translational/biomarker research. A higher degree or progress towards a higher degree is desirable but not mandatory. The fellow will be involved in establishing and maintaining collaborations with national and international cancer research teams to use proteomic technology to answer high-value clinical questions. The fellow will also work closely with proteomicists and data scientists in the ProCan team and be supported to write manuscripts and attend and present at local, national and international conferences. There are no clinical care or on-call commitments as part of this role and hours are flexible with opportunities to work from home. The position is suitable for RACP non-core accreditation, and contracts of minimum 1 year are negotiable. Part-time positions can be negotiated.
You will be provided with a competitive remuneration package in accordance with qualifications and experience. Additional benefits include the provision of a Public Benevolent Institution salary packaging scheme and participation in an employer-contributed superannuation fund.
Applications should include a cover letter (citing PV2120), curriculum vitae and contact details (phone/email) of three professional referees and be forwarded to email@example.com
Closing date for applications is 31st May 2021.
Please direct enquiries regarding the position to Dr Jia (Jenny) Liu (firstname.lastname@example.org).
More information about ProCan can be found at: https://www.cmrijeansforgenes.org.au/research/research-teams/procan