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Research Scientist

Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston

Perform cutting-edge research in the mechanisms of human inflammatory kidney diseases as directed by the Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Kidney Health Service. This will include the implementation of existing scientific protocols and development of novel procedures as required by the objectives of NHMRC-funded projects.

Job details

Position status Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Research
Classification HP3
Workplace Location Brisbane - North
Job ad reference QLD/RBH309821
Closing date 27-May-2019
Job duration Please refer to role description
Contact person Andrew Kassianos
Contact details (07) 3362 0488

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Drives results – Demonstrated experience, as evidenced in your publication, grant and/or presentation history, in research of immunological and inflammatory mechanisms of disease.

  • Cultivates innovation - Extensive experience in cutting-edge cell biology, immunological and molecular biology techniques, with particular emphasis on RNAseq, mass spectrometry and bioinformatics. 

  • Builds effective teams - Demonstrated ability to work independently, in teams and as a supervisor/mentor in the development, conduct and publication of projects.

  • Communicates effectively - Proficiency in communicating effectively, both in writing and verbally, as demonstrated by an output of high quality publications, grant submissions, conference presentations and establishment of collaborations.

  • Customer/patient focus – Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills, integrity and discretion in dealing with confidential patient information and liaising with clinical staff to facilitate the collection of research specimens in accordance with Human Research Ethics Committees (HREC) approvals.


Job ad reference number: RBH309821 Close date: Monday, 27 May 2019


Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here:


Further information

Applicants are to apply online. If the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application.

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