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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 Immune Tolerance Group (ITG) is based at the Ingham Institute.  The ITG performs research into mechanisms immune regulation particularly in regards to multiple sclerosis, renal transplantation, other neurological diseases and the animal models.

The ITG is seeking a research assistant to assist expanding the clinical research and lab research interface.

Applicants can download the position description from Immune_clinical trials Research Assist_position description_Jan 2020_ and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Tuesday 21st January 2020.

Contact person: Ms Carmel Skinner on carmel.skinner@health.nsw.gov.au and Tel: 02 9616 4689 or 0413 488 938.

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

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 Gastroenterology and Liver Research Group and the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Liverpool Hospital investigates clinical phenotypes of gastroenterological and liver diseases.

The Gastroenterology and Liver Research Group is seeking a Researcher who will work on and assist in the coordination of our hepatology (liver) research projects, including the department’s Pregnancy and Hepatitis work, liver cancer clinical trials, and Project ECHO.

Applicants can download the position description from Position description_Research Coordinator_Gastro_Jan 2020 and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 7th February 2020.

Contact person: Mr Joseph Pipicella on joseph.pipicella@health.nsw.gov.au and Tel: 02 8738 6524

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

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 Immune Tolerance Group (ITG) is based at the Ingham Institute.  The ITG performs research into mechanisms immune regulation particularly in regards to multiple sclerosis, renal transplantation, other neurological diseases and the animal models.

The ITG is seeking a clinical trials assistant to assist expanding their clinical research.

Applicants can download the position description from Position description_C Trials Assistant_Final and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 21st February 2020.

Contact person: Ms Carmel Skinner on carmel.skinner@health.nsw.gov.au and Tel: 02 9616 4689 or 0413 488 938.

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

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.

The Infant, Child, and Adolescent Academic Unit is an integrated multidisciplinary translational research team working across the Ingham Institute, Campbelltown Hospital and the South Western Sydney Local Health District.

As part of the Infant, Child, and Adolescent Academic Unit, BestSTART-South West Sydney (SWS) is partnering in the Growing Healthy Kids Study, which is a randomised control trial set in Primary and Community Health to evaluate a new model of care for paediatric obesity.

A Research Assistant is sought to provide administrative and research support to the Growing Healthy Kids Study.

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

Applicants can download the position description from Position description_Research Assistant for GHK (03.2.20)_Final and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 21st February 2020.

Contact person: Ms Faye Southcombe on faye.southcombe@health.nsw.gov.au and Tel: 02 4633 4140.

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

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.

The Infant, Child, and Adolescent Academic Unit is an integrated multidisciplinary translational research team working across the Ingham Institute, Campbelltown Hospital and the South Western Sydney Local Health District.

A Research Assistant is sought to provide administrative and research support to two (2) funded projects being conducted by the ICAHMS team. The first is an evaluation of assertive integrated care in an out-of-home care setting. The second is the evaluation of a trauma-focussed intervention in an adolescent in-patient unit.

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

Applicants can download the position description from Position description_Research Assistant for Psychiatry_Final and are required to:

  • Include a cover letter;
  • An attachment addressing the Criteria
  • A CV; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 21st February 2020.

Contact person: Mr Antonio Mendoza Diaz on a.mendozadiaz@unsw.edu.au and Tel: 02 8738 9249.

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

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