Infectious Diseases / Microbiology Registrars

 

These positions are suitable for accreditation for training with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia.


Applicants are advised to contact the Infectious Diseases Department prior to submitting their application.

  

•   INFECTIOUS DISEASES REGISTRARS (4 Positions)

These positions are suitable for accreditation for advanced training with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. A majority of the positions listed are offered via a College based centralised selection and allocation process and further information can be found on the RACP Web site at http://www.racp.edu.au/ .


Please contact Prof. Anton Peleg (details below) and supply a full Curriculum Vitae prior to submission of your application with RACP. 
All applicants are advised to contact the Infectious Diseases Department prior to applying. 

For further information, contact Prof. Anton Peleg (03) 9076 6076 or email Alison Haitana (PA to Prof. Peleg) at a.haitana@alfred.org.au.  

 

TO APPLY FOR THE INFECTIOUS DISEASES REGISTRAR POSITION PLEASE CONTACT PROFESSOR ANTON PELEG AS THESE ARE COLLEGE APPOINTED POSITIONS  

 

 

•   MICROBIOLOGY REGISTRAR

The 2017 Microbiology Registrar position would be suitable for a 12 month Microbiology trainee undertaking College of Pathology training or two 6 month positions for those undertaking College of Physicians training.  

For further information regarding this position please contact Adjunct Professor Denis Spelman, Unit Head on (03) 9076 8491 or email d.spelman@alfred.org.au, prior to lodging an application.

APPLICATIONS OPENING SOON   

 

Medecins Sans Frontières Infectious Diseases Fellow 

Medecins Sans Frontières and Alfred Health are seeking appropriate applicants for the position of Medecins Sans Frontières Infectious Diseases Fellow. The post will be based with Medecins Sans Frontières and co-supervised by the Alfred Health Infectious Diseases Unit. The position is a joint initiative of Medecins Sans Frontières and Alfred Health to provide collaborative training for an RACP Advanced Trainee in Infectious Diseases. This program is one of the largest and longest established DRTB programs in the world, providing care for over 400 patients with MDRTB, and represents a unique experience for an Infectious Diseases Advanced Trainee to gain expertise in the management of DRTB, including XDR-TB, side effect management of first and second line TB drugs, and the public health management of a TB control programme. The programme has introduced bedaquiline, linezolid and imipenem for management of XDR-TB cases. The site will commence a randomised clinical trial into new short course regimens for MDR-TB with all oral regimens. There are also substantial opportunities for research and an expectation that the successful applicant will conduct an operational research project relevant to programme needs and present the findings of this work at an international conference. In addition, optional participation in the MSF Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine online course which is accredited for participants to sit the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene exam with the Royal College of Physicians (passing the exam will result in an award of a DTM&H from the RCP). 

RACP Advanced Trainees in Infectious Diseases are eligible to apply. The appointment is for a 12 month period commencing February, 2017 and is accredited by the RACP SAC in Infectious Diseases for 6 months non-core training.  

The successful applicant will be appointed to a Medecins Sans Frontières position with relevant support and employment conditions and supervision will be provided by Drs James McMahon (Alfred Hospital), Dan O'Brien (Geelong and Royal Melbourne Hospitals) and Philipp du Cros (MSF-Manson Unit) as well as local MSF staff.   


The position is offered via a College based centralised selection and allocation process described further on the RACP Web site at: http://www.racp.edu.au/ .   

All interested applicants are advised to contact Dr James McMahon on (03) 9076 6076 or ja.mcmahon@alfred.org.au   or  Dr Daniel O'Brien on (03) 5260 3025  or Daniel.OBRIEN@amsterdam.msf.org  prior to applying.