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Clinical Research Fellow

Job posted: 30/08/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 38523

Reference: 38523

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan


RADIATION ONCOLOGY Clinical Research Fellow - Full Time (Fixed Term)


Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners for the position of Radiation Oncology Clinical Research Fellow at the Austin Health Radiation Oncology department. We are seeking interested applicants for 2022and 2023, commencing April 2022.


Austin Health Radiation Oncology is part of the Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness Centre on the Austin Campus at Heidelberg. The Austin Heidelberg campus is a major tertiary care hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Our department provides a full range of radiation oncology services to meet the diverse needs of the cancer patients, including subspecialist expertise in gynaecology and head/neck tumour streams. In 2021 we are launching the VictorianStatewide MRI Linear Accelerator programme, based around an Elekta Unity machine. This position is a great opportunity to be part of launching and developing techniques and research projects in MRI-guided radiotherapy and MRI imaging.


We have active technical programmes in stereotactic radiotherapy, IMRT/VMAT, HDR brachytherapy, superficial radiotherapy and respiratory-gated treatments in a variety of tumour streams. There is the opportunity to be involved in innovative research projects in the fields of clinical outcomes research, oncologic nuclear medicine, health services research and informatics. Additionally, translational laboratory or molecular imaging research opportunities are available for those undertaking a higher degree with the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute.


Applicants must be eligible formedical registration with Australia (AHPRA), and hold(or expected to have passed appropriate exams for Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists(Radiation Oncology)at commencement. Additionally, we will support applicants with the FRANZCR Radiation Oncology Clinician/Scientist pathway in mind, with lower seniority status.


The successful candidate is expected to be actively involved with teaching junior Radiation Oncology Registrars and participate in clinical research projects.This position is designed to support an interested trainee undertake a research higher degree with a maximumtenureof two years by reapplication.Radiation Oncology at the Austin is accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists to provide Radiation Oncology Specialist Training Program and is part of thestatewide training programmethat comprises of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, The Alfred and Geelong Hospital.


This position will be remunerated according to theDiT Enterprise Agreement for Victorian Hospitals with an above award payment.


Closing date: Sunday, 26 September 2021


Enquiries: DrRichard Khor,Fellowships Co-ordinator, Radiation Oncology on (03) 94962800or e mail:richard.khor@austin.org.au


Completed applications including curriculum vitae and the names of three professional referees to DrRichard Khor





Clinical Research Fellow

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Richard Khor - (03) 9496 2800
richard.khor@austin.org.au - (__) ____ ____

Clinical Research Fellow