Research Associate in Haematology/Oncology

Randwick, Sydney, Australia
$70,381 - $93,840
18 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The School of Women’s & Children’s Health is comprised of the disciplines of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics and the National Perinatal and Epidemiology and Statistics Unit (NPESU). The School provides undergraduate and postgraduate medical education, significant and expert clinical services across its subspecialties and has a strong research focus across the multiple disciplines.

About the role

  • $70,381 - $93,840 plus  9.5% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fixed Term for 12 months, with possibility of extension due to grant funding
  • Full-time  - 35 hours per week

The Research Associate will implement research aspects of the translational research project titled “Predictive clinical and genetic factors for the side-effects of chemotherapy in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia” and will coordinate the ongoing ASSET study (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia Subtype and Side-Effects from Treatment).

Appropriately medically qualified applicants may be eligible for clinical work via Sydney Children’s Hospital.

This position is full time however part-time employment (0.7 FTE) would be considered.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience with a range of biostatistical analysis suitable for health research and a variety of different types of research data
  • Previous research experience in a clinical, translational, clinical trials or other health-related field, preferably in the area of haematology/oncology
  • A PhD (or working towards) in a clinical or health related field and/or an advanced trainee in haematology/oncology accredited with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


Supervisor: A/Prof Claire Wakefield
T:  (61 2) 9382 3113

Project Lead: Dr Toby Trahair, Conjoint Lecturer
T: (61 2) 9382 2970

Applications close: 30 October 2016