QIMR Berghofer is a world leading translational research institute

Dedicated to researching the world’s most debilitating diseases

Developing new diagnostics, better treatments and prevention strategies to promote health and well being for all people

World-class research, product development and clinical trial facilities

Supporting scientists who perform world-class medical research

The QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute is seeking expressions of interest from independent researchers who share our vision of better health through outstanding basic and translational research.

QIMR Berghofer is experiencing a period of unprecedented growth in our research capacity, which coincides with the recent opening of our new, state-of-the-art facility.

Our research is conducted across three program areas covering Cancer, Infectious Diseases and Mental Health/Complex Disorders and through five departments: Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics and Computational Biology, Immunology, and Population Health.

We are particularly interested in hearing from individuals who are capable of establishing their own groups or who are able to transfer their existing group to QIMR Berghofer, and who have recognised expertise in the following research areas:

  • Molecular and cellular biology in the area of mental health/neurobiology
  • Mechanistic approaches to understanding cancer biology
  • Infectious diseases, including host-pathogen interactions, in viral, bacterial and parasitic infections
  • Cell biology, particularly those with advanced imaging skills
  • Bioinformatics and systems biology
  • Chemistry (drug discovery)
  • Population sciences, especially in the field of mental health
  • Clinician scientists, particularly within oncology or with links to the three QIMR Berghofer programs

Expressions of interest are also open to any other area of relevance to QIMR Berghofer.

  • State of the art research facilities
  • Highly attractive salary packaging options
  • Critical mass of excellent researchers
  • Excellent lifestyle, great location
To apply: Submit an expression of interest online now.