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Current career opportunities

Research Assistant
We seek a Research Assistant to join our Atherothrombosis and Vascular Biology laboratory and undertake research that will improve the diagnosis and therapy of thrombotic and inflammatory diseases such as myocardial infarction and atherosclerosis.

Diabetes Nurse Educator
We seek a Diabetes Nurse Educator to join our team in Alice Springs.

Head, Metabolism and Bioenergetics laboratory
We seek an experienced researcher to continue the development of our state-of-the-art mouse metabolic phenotyping platform and to establish a team of researchers to explore the metabolic basis of chronic disease.

Research Officer Bioinformatics
We seek a bioinformatician with wide research interests and the ability to multi-task. This exciting position may provide the opportunity to develop new statistical methods and software to meet our research challenges.

Doctoral Research Scholarship
An exciting scholarship opportunity exists for a student to look at the cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating cardiac cellular landscape in health and disease.

Direct Marketing Coordinator
We are looking for a motivated and skilled Direct Marketing Coordinator to assist in the strategic development of our supporter relationship marketing program.

Research Administration Officer
We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic professional to be responsible for providing high-quality administrative support to the Head of the Basic Science Domain.

Manager, Philanthropic Relations
We seek a Manager, Philanthropic Relations with solid experience in the field of major gift fundraising or high level sales to join our Community and Corporate Relations team in Melbourne. 

Diabetes Nurse Educator
We seek a Diabetes Nurse Educator to join our team in Alice Springs.

Human Research Governance Officer
We are looking for a governance officer to help ensure that the Institute’s human research is appropriately assessed, authorised and monitored as well as to provide support to researchers. 

Research Assistant
We seek a junior Research Assistant or experienced Animal Technician to join our Oxidative Stress laboratory in Melbourne. 

Research Assistant
Our Molecular Metabolism and Ageing, and Lipid Metabolism and Cardiometabolic Disease laboratories are looking for an experienced research assistant to undertake complex in vitro and in vivo techniques in the fields of diabetes and cardiovascular disease to discovery new novel therapeutic targets.

Are you looking for postgraduate research opportunities?

Working at the Baker Institute

Working at the Baker InstituteOne of the greatest threats to the health and productivity of Australia is the increasing rate of obesity and its complications, especially diabetes and heart disease. The Baker Institute creates a critical mass of researchers, scientists and clinicians to strengthen and broaden our approach to tackle this epidemic.

From time-to-time we have career opportunities across a range of different areas including: Research, Occupational Health and Safety, Nursing, Information Technology, Human Resources, Finance, Facilities Management, Clinical Services and Administration.

Working at the Baker Institute offers flexibility, professional development and the opportunity to be a part of a research centre of world renown. Benefits include salary packaging, an employee assistance program, subsidised parking and an active social club as well as modern laboratory facilities and offices adjacent to the Alfred Hospital and walking distance to St Kilda Road, Chapel Street and Fawkner Park.

For more information on employment opportunities at the Baker Institute, please phone: +61 3 8532 1111.

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