Associate Research Fellow, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute

Wollongong, Australia
01 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (12 months)
  • Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI)

IHMRI is a joint venture between the University of Wollongong and the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, whose goal is to develop and foster collaborative health and medical research between the academic and clinical research contexts.

It is expected that this position will be working on a project that aims to use induced pluripotent stem cells to identify drugs to treat Vanishing White Matter disease and better understand the mechanisms that cause the disease. A range of molecular, cellular and physiological techniques will be used to achieve these aims.

This position provides the opportunity to be part of an exciting research team at IHMRI with the potential to develop skills in a wide variety of related fields.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.
For further information about this position, please contact Dr Lezanne Ooi on + 61 2 4221 5865.

Note: This position will be filled under the usual employment arrangement with the University of Wollongong, however the incumbent will be seconded to work in the role within IHMRI Limited and will be accountable to the IHMRI Executive Director and Board. The secondment will be governed by an individual secondment agreement signed between the incumbent, the UOW and IHMRI Ltd.

Note: Applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal. For further information please contact

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 28/06/2018, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level A: $77,470 - $90,934 + superannuation
Reference Number: 180867
HR Contact: Silvana Duleski
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