Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Registrars
Infectious Diseases Registrars
These positions are suitable for accreditation for training with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Applicants are advised to contact Infectious Diseases prior to submitting their application.
There are four 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 at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
How to apply
These are College appointed positions, so you must contact Prof Anton Peleg and send a full Curriculum Vitae prior to submission of your application with RACP.
For further information, contact:
Prof Anton Peleg
03) 9076 6076
firstname.lastname@example.org (PA to Prof Peleg)
The 2018 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.
Applications opening soon.
For more information, contact:
Adjunct Prof Denis Spelman
(03) 9076 8491
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 program.
The program 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, 2018 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. Find out more at RACP.
All interested applicants are advised to contact:
Dr James McMahon
(03) 9076 6076
Dr Daniel O'Brien
(03) 5260 3025
This position is suitable for accreditation for advanced training with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). This positions will be offered through a centralised application and interview process via the RACP. Applications must be submitted to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).