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Careers at the Ingham Institute

Want a career at a world-class medical research institute that attracts the brightest minds from around the world? Then join the Ingham Institute.

Careers at the Ingham Institute are focused on inspiring health and transforming care. We actively seek out researchers and support staff who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Why join the Ingham Institute?

At the Ingham Institute you will work alongside some of the brightest minds in the world who are consumed by a passion, enthusiasm and ambition to make a difference to the health and care of people, locally and globally.

Ingham Institute researchers are leaders in their field. They are at the forefront of the most advanced medical breakthroughs and clinical discoveries, and are committed to improving and saving lives. To foster these innovations, postdoctoral fellows and research students work with internationally recognised mentors and in close partnership with Australia’s top teaching hospitals and universities.

The Institute has more than 40 research groups focused on exploring new medical approaches across five streams including:

  • Cancer Research
  • Clinical Sciences Research
  • Population and Health Services Research
  • Injury and Rehabilitation Research
  • Mental Health Research

Our researchers have access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Research and technical staff work in purpose-built research facilities on the campus of Liverpool Hospital – the largest teaching hospital in the southern hemisphere – where our discoveries are transferred directly into clinical practice and patient care.The Ingham Institute is also the first medical research institute in Australia with an MRI-Linac project, which will redefine and improve radiation therapy treatment for cancer patients.

The Institute respects and supports its staff and provides a safe and nurturing work environment. Researchers, students and volunteers work alongside management and support personnel to enable our vision of contributing to the health of our community and beyond.

The Ingham Institute has a strong collaborative culture and we are focused on driving practical outcomes that make a difference in the world.

“The research here is intertwined with the community; each step of progress that we make is supported by, and supports in turn, those around us.”

David Lynch
Western Sydney University, PhD student.

Careers Opportunities

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research (the Institute) is a not-for-profit organisation located in Sydney’s South West that conducts world-class medical research that is rooted in and driven by the needs of the local community and wider Australia.

The Institute is the pre-eminent research institute for South Western Sydney. It is home to 360 staff, over 40 research groups, and five (5) research streams that are committed to its vision of Inspiring Health and Transforming Care.

The Institute is integral to a unique collaboration with the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Western Sydney University and the UNSW Sydney. Through these collaborations the Ingham Institute is working to radically transform health outcomes both locally and globally.

As a public health charity endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient, salary packaging opportunities are available to Institute employees.

The Whitlam Orthopaedic Research Centre (WORC) is a research centre within the Ingham Institute and the South West Sydney Local Health District at Liverpool.

WORC seeks a suitably qualified applicant to assist in undertaking data collection. The primary role of the Research Officer is to conduct telephone follow up of patients following arthroplasty (joint replacement).

The successful candidate must have very strong verbal communication skills, be able to work independently, and be able to work in a team environment. Familiarity with medical terminology is essential.

Applicants can download the Research Officer Position Description here.

Applicants are required to:

  • systematically address the selection criteria in their application; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Applications Close COB Tuesday 12 March 2019. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Contact person is: Shirley Cross on Shirley.cross@health.nsw.gov.au and Tel: 02 8738 9257.

 

 

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research (the Institute) is a not-for-profit organisation located in Sydney’s South West that conducts world-class medical research that is rooted in and driven by the needs of the local community and wider Australia.

The Institute is the pre-eminent research institute for South Western Sydney. It is home to 360 staff, over 40 research groups, and five (5) research streams that are committed to its vision of Inspiring Health and Transforming Care.

The Institute is integral to a unique collaboration with the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Western Sydney University and the UNSW Sydney. Through these collaborations the Ingham Institute is working to radically transform health outcomes both locally and globally.

As a public health charity endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient, salary packaging opportunities are available to Institute employees.

The Arthritis Research Unit / Immunology Department’s SOMAD project is a research collaboration including investigators at Liverpool hospital, the Garvan Institute, other hospitals and research institutes, with the goal of using the latest scientific technologies to understand the cause of human autoimmune diseases.

A Research Project Manager is being sought to coordinate the SOMAD project at Liverpool Hospital, recruit participants into the study and assist in associated investigator led studies and clinical trials in collaboration with the Triple I group.

Applicants can download the SOMAD Project Officer Position Description here.

Applicants are required to:

  • systematically address the selection criteria in their application; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: COB Friday 15 March 2019.

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Contact person: Elise Thomas on SWSLHD-LiverpoolRheumatology@health.nsw.gov.au  and Tel: 02 8738 4088.

 

 

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research (the Institute) is a not-for-profit organisation located in Sydney’s South West that conducts world-class medical research that is rooted in and driven by the needs of the local community and wider Australia.  

The Institute is the pre-eminent research institute for South Western Sydney. It is home to 360 staff, over 40 research groups, and five (5) research streams that are committed to its vision of Inspiring Health and Transforming Care.

The Institute is integral to a unique collaboration with the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Western Sydney University and the UNSW Sydney. Through these collaborations the Ingham Institute is working to radically transform health outcomes both locally and globally.

As a public health charity endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient, salary packaging opportunities are available to Institute employees.

The Institute is committed to the highest possible standard of interactions with all its personnel, affiliates, stakeholders, contractors and with members of the broader community. Consistent with this commitment, the Institute seeks to ensure that its front-line personnel interact, support and assist all of the above stakeholders effectively whilst providing administrative support to researchers and the management team.

As a primary point of contact for visitors, Institute personnel, contractors, key stakeholders and affiliates, this front-line role will share the responsibility of developing and maintaining a high standard of customer service across the Institute.

Applicants can download the Receptionist_Position Description  here.

All applicants are required to:

  • systematically address the selection criteria in their application; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: COB Friday 29 March 2019. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

For more information please contact: Lily Roberts on lily.roberts@inghaminstitute.org.au and tel 02 8738 9110 or Natasa Lojanica on natasa.lojanica@inghaminstitute.org.au and tel 02 8738 9124.

Job opportunities at the Ingham Institute are advertised on job seeker websites like SEEK. You can also follow the Institute on LinkedIn, where we’ll post job vacancies as soon as they arise. For specific research opportunities, take a look at the programs listed in our research streams. Our core values of relevance, integrity, ambition, impact and inclusion shape our culture and guide our behaviours. If they reflect how you like to work and the quality and calibre of your colleagues, we would love to hear from you.

Contact our Human Resources team

For more information about career opportunities at the Ingham Institute, please contact: Contact: Lily Roberts, our Human Resources Manager Email: careers@inghaminstitute.org.au Phone: 02 8738 9110