Job Vacancies

Research Assistant (Cell-based Studies)

The Woolcock Emphysema Centre is currently in need of an enthusiastic and dedicated Research Assistant to join the multidisciplinary team led by Professor Alaina Ammit (Director, Woolcock Emphysema Centre). The successful applicant will perform cell-based studies with the ultimate aim of developing novel anti-inflammatory strategies to improve lung function in people suffering from COPD. This position will see the chosen individual conduct cell experiments, manage tissue culture, oversee students within the laboratory and collect and maintain data.

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.

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.