Medical Oncology Research Fellow

Job posted: 30/04/2024
Applications close: 23/05/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 51383

Reference: 51383

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Full time fixed term until February 2026
  • Location/s Austin Hospital
  • Competitive base + salary packaging + super

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the north-east of Melbourne and state-wide. We are world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for enthusiastic & highly experienced Research Fellows to join the Department of Medical Oncology and work with the Cancer Clinical Trials Centre (CCTC) at Austin Health from February 2025.  

The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre has been established at Austin Health to provide a holistic approach to cancer treatment and care, wellness and research with a state of the art cancer centre.  Cancer Services is responsible for inpatient and ambulatory medical oncology and clinical haematology, palliative medicine and radiation oncology.  The Cancer Clinical Trials Centre has over 200 trials and is a vibrant and growing unit.  Incorporated within the ONJ Centre are strong undergraduate and graduate teaching programmes.

CCTC conducts a wide variety of trials nationally and internationally and has a reputation for excellence.  The CCTC manages studies from Phase I- Phase III and includes investigator-initiated research, Collaborative Group and Pharmaceutical sponsored clinical trials.  The atmosphere within CCTC is energetic, friendly and cohesive with a strong teamwork ethic amongst all members with regular meetings and investigators to discuss management issues. 

About the role:

Applicants are sought from trainees who are interested in developing Clinical Trial expertise in Medical Oncology.  These positions will commence in February 2025 for a period of 12 months.  These positions are suitable for a third year or junior consultants.  There may be an opportunity to extend the position for a further 12 months. 

To be successful in this role you must:  

Be a registered Medical Practitioner

Undergoing or hold specialist qualifications for Fellowship of College of Physicians or similar

Knowledge & experience in Medical Oncology

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Greater take-home pay through generous salary packaging
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounted fitness memberships and special offers on health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists 
  • Five weeks annual leave, plus purchased leave options 
  • Paid conference and exam leave

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Application instructions:

Please click ‘Apply Now’ and you will be directed to sign in or register through the Austin Health Careers Site. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, you are welcome to reach out to the hiring manager.  Please note you will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Employment History Datasheet (upload as Selection Criteria Response)
  • Fellowship Certificate (where applicable)
  • Working with Children's Check Card (where applicable)
Medical Oncology Research Fellow

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Niall Tebbutt - (03) 9496 3088
niall.tebbutt@austin.org.au - (__) ____ ____

Medical Oncology Research Fellow