Clinical Research Fellow

Clinical Research Fellow

Application closing date: 
Tue, 16/06/2020 - 5:00pm

An excellent opportunity exists for a Clinical Research Fellow to join the Population Health and Immunity Division.

About the position

The position will support the clinical phase of 3 investigator initiated and led projects which is the Lewy Body Study, COBALT and SAMe. The main aspect of the role will be in the recruitment and assessment of a clinical cohort of people with dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson’s disease, Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, as part of the Lewy body Study. Workup will involve clinical and cognitive assessments to enable correlative analysis with biomarkers and imaging.

The appointee will be encouraged and assisted to develop part of this project as their own research interest as part of a higher degree (e.g. PhD) at the University.

Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will have a medical degree, with current AHPRA registration. Having a broad understanding of the health and medical research environment in Victoria and Australia, and processes within medical research institutes and/or hospital research environments is essential. Clinical experience in the assessment and management of people with cognitive impairment and dementia. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills is also necessary

Terms of appointment

This position is available for 12 months in a full time capacity, commencing 1 February 2021. Salary is 85,000 and an additional $5000 is available for covering expenses (e.g. for conference attendance). Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.

General enquiries can be directed to A/Prof Rosie Watson;

A position description is available.

How to apply

Please email your application including cover letter, CV and a letter addressing the key selection criteria in pdf format to, quoting reference WEHI/DARW090620 in the subject line.

Application closing date:  16 June 2020

At the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute we strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment.  We value diversity and gender equity in our work force and promote flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs. We have implemented a number of gender equity initiatives to support female laboratory heads.