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Based in the Hunter region, NSW Australia, HMRI boasts more than 1500 affiliated researchers, research students and support staff employed by the University of Newcastle, Hunter New England Area Health and Calvary Mater Newcastle.

The HMRI building is located on the John Hunter Hospital campus in Newcastle and offers the most advanced and cutting edge research facilities and services in the area. With a unique position located strategically to bring together University researchers and clinical staff, HMRI is a research hub, providing a focal point for coordinating strategy, resources and funding to improve the health of both the local and global community.

We have a stimulating environment to attract top researchers to live and work here in the Hunter with the expertise and facilities to build collaborations anywhere in the world.

Health and medical research communities in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and all points of the globe are looking to link and work with researchers in the Hunter Region.

HMRI is always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our dynamic team. The HMRI Corporate Office attracts passionate and dedicated people to support health and medical research across the Institute.

At HMRI, you will be a part of a friendly and supportive team which:

  • Provides rewarding and flexible work arrangements
  • Gains job satisfaction from working hard to achieve goals
  • Values working with our key stakeholders, the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Area Health Service
  • Is innovative and dynamic in furthering health and medical research
  • Are fun and extremely hard-working

If you exude warmth, possess the highest standards of professionalism and are passionate about delivering high-quality not-for-profit engagement, HMRI may be the right fit for you.

Research Positions

HMRI provides financial support in the form of research grants and infrastructure funding to affiliated researchers. All academic and clinical research positions are advertised through our partner organisations - University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Area Health Service.

If you already undertake research in the area and wish to become a HMRI affiliated researcher, please complete the online registration form. We encourage any person undertaking health or medical research in the Hunter to register as a HMRI Affiliated Researcher.

By registering as an affiliated researcher with us, HMRI can offer a variety of services and facilities to enable your research.

Current Research Employment Opportunites

PhD Opportunity - Personalised Medical Nutrition Therapy for Children and Adolescents with Asthma and Overweight or Obesity

View the full position advertisement on the University of Newcastle website here

Interested applicants should send an email expressing their interest along with scanned copies of their academic transcripts, CV, a brief statement of their research interests and a proposal that specifically links them to the research project.

Please send the email expressing interest to Megan.Jensen@newcastle.edu.au by 5pm on 04 May 2024.

Treatable Traits for Asthma Management during Pregnancy

View the full position advertisement on the University of Newcastle website here

Interested applicants should send an email expressing their interest along with scanned copies of their academic transcripts, CV, a brief statement of their research interests and a proposal that specifically links them to the research project.

Please send the email expressing interest to Vanessa.Murphy@newcastle.edu.au by 5pm on 01 August 2024.

 

Current HMRI Corporate Employment Opportunities

Chief Operating Officer
 

About the Opportunity

This is a pivotal senior leadership role, that will manage both the strategic and operational corporate services functions, including IT, infrastructure and facilities, finance, people and culture, legal and risk, and corporate governance. 

Reporting to the Institute Director, you will help shape the future growth and direction of the Institute and its integral corporate services. This role will also act as a key facilitator of stakeholder engagement with key affiliates the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health.

You will work with a dedicated team to help formulate, articulate and deliver the strategy for the unit to allow HMRI to deliver work class research and continue to transform the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing strategic and operational guidance and direction to a team of senior leaders across the corporate services functions of HMRI including infrastructure and facilities, finance, people and culture, legal and risk, IT, and corporate governance.

  • Execution and delivery of key strategic and operational projects and initiatives.

  • Ability to identify, build and maintain key partnerships and relationships with a range of networks and organisations.

  • Providing vision, leadership, strategic planning and expertise to the corporate services teams.

  • Develop, implement and maintain appropriate systems and processes for the different corporate services functions that meet the current and future strategic and operational needs of HMRI.

Key Requirements

  • Strategic mindset and proven ability to link high level strategy with operational activity and outcomes

  • Strong financial acumen and management accounting literacy

  • Ability to link high level strategy to operational outcomes

  • Proven senior leadership experience with the ability to influence

  • Ability to apply commercial principles to not for profit organisation

  • Proven ability to build optimal relationships within an organisation and with a diverse range of stakeholders

  • Ability to influence positive organisational culture

  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as business administration, healthcare, facilities, or finance may be beneficial

  • Other comparable qualifications will be considered

  • Experience working in research sector desirable, but not essential

A competitive salary, based on skills and experience, includes attractive salary packaging tax-free benefits available to all HMRI staff.

How to Apply

To learn more about key responsibilities, company culture and associated benefits of this opportunity, please contact Sally Bartley or Lousie Mann from peoplefusion on (02) 4929 1666. Suitable applicants will be contacted to confidentially discuss this role further.
View the advertised role and apply via Seek here

Applications will close midnight 14th April 2024

Phillip Hall | HMRI

Phillip Hall

Head of Human Resources