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Theranostics Post-Doctoral Researcher

Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Job Location
384 Victoria St
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Job Description

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research (Garvan) is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes, with over 600 scientists, students and support staff.  Its mission is to make significant contributions to medical research that will change the directions of science and medicine and have major impacts on human health. Garvan’s research encompasses immunology, bone biology, neuroscience, diabetes and metabolism, cancer, and genomics and epigenetics. These research activities are organised within four themes: Cancer, Inflammatory Diseases, Healthy Aging, and Genomics, and two Centres: the Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics and the Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics. 

The Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – NSW (APCRC-NSW) is a collaboration between the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and the St Vincent’s Hospital Campus and has established a large biobank and clinical data repository for the conduct of prostate cancer research.

The Opportunity

The Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – NSW (APCRC-NSW) is seeking a Theranostics Post-Doctoral Researcher to assist with key research projects and grants involving prostate Theranostics. The role of the Research Officer (nuclear medicine) is to undertake studies and research involving the use of clinical imaging and therapy for prostate cancer research. This will be in association with the Department of Theranostics and Nuclear Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.

The role will require the person to actively participate in the research activities of the Centre and to contribute to the directions of its studies.

Key Responsibilities

The Research Officer (Nuclear Medicine) will be responsible for:

  • Supervising and facilitating existing Theranostics research projects.
  • Developing new research projects, protocols and grants relating to Theranostics
  • Working under the supervision of Professor Louise Emmett for Theranostics research
  • Liaising with research and administrative personnel
  • Selecting participants for imaging studies, consent participants
  • Maintaining database and critical time points of studies
  • Initiating ethic applications and preparation of submissions, annual reports and amendments to HREC
  • Ensuring that deadlines are met
  • All staff are required to comply with Garvan’s Work Health & Safety (WHS) Policy and work in accordance with the WHS management system at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

About You

The successful candidate should possess the following:

  • PhD in the field of Theranostics/ Nuclear medicine
  • An extensive knowledge of Theranostics and Theranostics research.
  • Extensive knowledge in medical research, in particular prostate cancer research
  • Excellent computer and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Ability to undertake data extraction and analysis
  • Ability carrying out duties under supervision
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other scientists and clinicians
How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your application with a CV and a cover letter stating why you’re interested in this role. This position will remain open until filled. As we will be reviewing applications as they are received, we encourage you to submit yours as soon as possible.

Only applicants with full working rights in Australia are eligible to apply for this role.

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