The position holder is responsible to the Head of Therapeutic and Vaccine Research Program and will provide academic oversight of the development and implementation of clinical trials and clinical studies, with a particular focus on studies designed to improve treatment of HIV infection and its infectious complications. Projects include interventional clinical trials, sub-studies of particular outcomes within interventional trials, cohort studies, and capacity development initiatives in clinical trial development in low and middle income countries. The position will be involved in research projects from inception through to completion and dissemination, and represent the Kirby Institute at national and international meetings with private and public sector groups or agencies.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • PhD and/or Medical degree with a substantial background in medical research
  • Demonstrated experience in the in the design and execution of clinical research at coordinating centres or clinical sites
  • Substantial experience in clinical research and/or health care delivery. Experience in research or health care delivery in low and middle income countries is desirable.
  • Evidence of an increasing trajectory of research excellent and productivity and success in grants
  • At the higher level the expectation is of a higher research output and successful grant applications amongst other criteria.  See position description for more information.

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Applications close:  7 November 2017