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

Current vacancies

The Victorian Public Health Medicine Training Scheme (VPHMTS) has been established to address an identified gap in public health medicine training and workforce capacity. It is a collaboration between the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Victorian Regional Committee of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM), a faculty of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).

The Trainee will rotate through a series of six-month (to a maximum twelve-month) placements in a range of public health settings, including the the Doherty Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, non-government public health agencies and other academic institutions or research institutes. It is anticipated that most trainees will complete 6 six-month placements, and a minimum of 3 placements, over three years.

View the Position Description and Application Guide.

The deadline for applications is Sunday, 29 September.

We are looking for a Reasearch Assistant to provide statistical support to our researchers. We conduct a broad range of research, from laboratory-based cell and animal studies, through to epidemiological studies and clinical trials research.

The appointee will provide advice regarding the statistical aspects of clinical research such as study design, sample size determination, statistical analysis of trial and cohort data, and presentation and interpretation of research findings. The appointee will be given the opportunity to provide advice and guidance on developing grant applications with research teams who are submitting to national peer reviewed funding schemes and deliver the occasional workshop on statistical methods to research staff and students.

This position is full-time for 12 months, although a part-time appointment may be considered for suitable candidates.

View the Position Description and Application Guide.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, 29 August.

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