• The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Jul 15, 2021

Job Description:

Finding solutions to prevent, treat and cure infectious diseases and understanding the complexities of microbes and the immune system requires innovative approaches and concentrated effort. This is why The University of Melbourne – a world leader in education, teaching and research excellence – and The Royal Melbourne Hospital – an internationally renowned institution providing outstanding care, research and learning – have partnered to create the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute); a centre of excellence where leading scientists and clinicians collaborate to improve human health globally.

Computational and data sciences, incorporating bioinformatics, biostatistics, infectious disease modelling and artificial intelligence has been identified as an area in which substantial new resources are required in order to support both ongoing and new research activities at the Doherty Institute. The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating the Computational Science Initiative at the Doherty Institute. This role provides project coordination, external engagement, and administrative services to the Institute’s scientific leadership.

To be successful in this position, you will have excellent interpersonal, communications and organisational skills, and thrive in a dynamic, collaborative work environment. You will also have demonstrated experience in the management of complex projects. Experience in the management of activities related to infectious diseases, large data, or bioinformatics is an advantage.