Job Vacancies

Research Assistant: Airway Physiology

We currently seek a Research Assistant to join our team and conduct research into respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic respiratory pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Research Officer

The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research are seeking an experienced Research Officer to join our team, to coordinate key aspects of the implementation and evaluation of a 6th Community Pharmacy Agreement Trial “Pharmacy Asthma Services.”

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Research Support Officer 

This position is responsible for the collation, management and reporting of Woolcock research data (particularly in relation to grants and publications) and the support of the Research Committee and Research Leaders in preparing and submitting grant applications.

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PHD Opportunities

Smoking cessation within the health sector in Vietnam

This project aims to develop the tools required to reduce smoking rates among patients presenting to health-care sector of Vietnam. It is nested within the Vietnam COPD, Asthma and Smoking Cessation (V-CAPS) study, a five-year NHMRC-funded project that aims to reduce exacerbations of chronic lung disease in Vietnam.

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Bridging gaps in care of chronic lung disease in Vietnam

This project aims to characterise the management of COPD and asthma within four levels of the Vietnamese health system, and to develop simple interventions that will reduce morbidity and mortality due to these diseases.  It is nested within the Vietnam COPD, Asthma and Smoking Cessation (V-CAPS) study, a five-year NHMRC-funded project that aims to reduce exacerbations of chronic lung disease in Vietnam.

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Characterising the ‘cascade of care’ for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in endemic settings

This project aims to evaluate the ‘cascade of care’ for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Vietnam, and develop strategies to enhance retention in care throughout treatment. It will be nested within an NHMRC-funded clinical trial, the VQUIN MDR Trial, which is evaluating the effectiveness of antibiotic therapy to prevent  multidrug-resistant TB among contacts of patients with the disease. 

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