Career Opportunities

Dermatology Research Fellow (Fixed Term) 



Posted 6 days ago

Dermatology Research Fellow (Fixed Term) 

  • Darlinghurst & Westmead Locations (3 days part-time DRF & 2 days honorary in clinics)
  • Leading Dermatology and Day Surgery Medical Facility
  • Start date: Mid January 2021
  • 1 year contract with possibility of extension

The Skin & Cancer Foundation Australia, trading as The Skin Hospital (TSH) is a leader in the area of dermatology services and has an established reputation for exceptional expertise and excellence.  TSH is a teaching institution linked to the University of New South Wales, The University of Sydney, St Vincent’s Hospital and Westmead Hospital.

It is an exciting time to join TSH and our clinical trials team, and the growth phase that we are currently experiencing. We continue to develop new services and expand clinical and surgical services at Darlinghurst and Westmead.

As the Dermatology Research Fellow, you will be responsible for facilitating clinical trials for 3 days per week at one of our two TSH locations. In addition, you may attend and participate in selected dermatology clinics where you will take direct patient responsibility and conduct research relating to the field of Dermatology for 2 days per week. Clinic attendance and research projects will be undertaken as an honorary appointee.

In this position, you will be required to establish and maintain relationships across a range of partners and stakeholders, in particular liaising with pharmaceutical companies, promoting trials, recruiting and examining patients periodically according to protocol and the preparation of papers for publication.

The Skin Hospital also promotes dermatology education and works closely with Australasian College of Dermatologists, and as one of our Dermatology Research Fellows you will have access to dermatology seminars and educational series facilitated by The Skin Hospital. The position will therefore suit a post graduate doctor (PGY2 completed) who is looking to apply for an accredited Dermatology Trainee opportunity in the future.

To be successful in this role, you must have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Completed two (2) years postgraduate medical experience
  • Competency using Windows based computer programs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Previous clinical Dermatology experience is desirable
  • Good Clinical Practice certificate is desirable

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We offer competitive salary packaging options and an opportunity to learn in a supportive and collaborative teaching environment. To make further enquiries please contact Dr Minal Dalvi, on 02 8651 2027.

Applications close: 5 October 2020