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Resident and Research Fellows | Clinical Trials Nurse Coordinator | Marketing Coordinator



Resident and Research Fellows

The Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc employs a full-time Trials Resident (supervised by A/Prof Peter Foley) and 2-3 part-time Research Fellows (supervised by A/Prof Rosemary Nixon and A/Prof Alvin Chong) each year. 


Applicants are selected on the basis of the likelihood of being selected for the Australasian College of Dermatologists’ Registrar Training program, so the criteria for selection mirror that of College. There is some flexibility, but the Occupational Dermatology Research and Education Centre Fellow will be required to work Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, while A/Prof Chong’s Research Fellow will need to work Wednesdays.

The applications for all positions are due Aug 11, which consists of sending CVs to A/Prof Rosemary Nixon at  rnixon@occderm.asn.au , and interviews will be held from 5pm on Monday, Aug 28 at the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc.


Clinical Trial Nurse Coordinator



The Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc. Research arm makes a vital contribution to the study of skin diseases in Australia and has been responsible for conducting many clinical trials over the years, as well as supporting projects co-ordinated through St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne Department of Dermatology.  Associate Professor Peter Foley BMedSc, MBBS, MD, FACD is the Director of the Research Department and an experienced team of clinical trials nurse coordinators and clinical trials administration officers assist in the operation of the department. 

The Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc. is located in Carlton, Victoria and is currently looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Clinical Trial Nurse Co-ordinator.  The position is a Full time, fixed term contract with possibility of extension.


The role:

The Clinical Trials Nurses will primarily coordinate commercial clinical trials conducted by the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc. Working under the direction of Associate Professor Peter Foley they will be responsible for provision of care to clinical trial participants and ensuring that trials are conducted in accordance with ICH GCP guidelines and with HREC approved protocols.

You can access a copy of the full position description here.


Key skills and experience:

  • Must be a Division 1 Registered Nurse
  • Clinical trials experience preferred
  • High quality clinical and care skills
  • Must be a team player with an ability to also work autonomously
  • Attention to detail and excellent communication skills
  • Efficient time management and organisation are crucial


We offer:

  • Professional working environment
  • Training and ongoing education
  • Salary Packaging


Salary range:

Commensurate with experience and in line with the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc. EBA

Application Requirements: Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include: 
  • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position;
    • Name and email contact of at least two referees.


Applications close at 5pm on the closing date. All applications must be submitted online and any enquiries may be forwarded to Charlotte Harrison-Mullan on 03 9623 9470, or by email at charrison@skincancer.asn.au

Closing date:

Friday, 27 April, 2018, at 5 pm AEST 




Marketing Coordinator

(part time role, 3 days a week)


A vacancy currently exists for an experienced Marketing Coordinator with the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc.

The Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc is a not-for-profit organisation that provides specialist clinical treatment, education and research for all skin diseases, skin cancers and melanoma. Established in 1987, the Foundation has become Australia’s centre of excellence in skin health and a home for dermatology. 

The successful applicant will be required to actively assist with the marketing, sponsorship and promotional activities of the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc with a focus on promoting healthy skin amongst the community. The successful applicant will possess:
• Exceptional communication and presentation skills
• Excellent administration and organisation skills
• Collateral development and brand guidelines experience
• Website, and social media content 
• Experience in coordinating events and/or volunteer activities
• Capacity to work with minimal supervision
• A current VIC driver's licence

The Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc is based in Carlton on the edge of Melbourne's CBD and provides a modern, supportive working environment as well as opportunities for ongoing learning. We also offer salary packaging.

Applications should address these key criteria, and those in the Position Description.

If you have any queries, or would like further information, then please contact Peter Monaghan on (03) 9623 9400, or by email at pmonaghan@skincancer.asn.au

All applications must be submitted by email to pmonaghan@skincancer.asn.au

Applications will close on Friday, 4 May 2018 at 5.00pm.


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