Position Details
Reference Number 17300
Position Title Nuclear Medicine Physician
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Division Chief Operating Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Senior Medical Specialists (Full Time)
Classification From: 8CI1 - CAN IMG DR YEAR 1
Classification To: 8CI4 - CAN IMG DR YEAR 4
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


The Department of Cancer Imaging provides a high-level service in cancer diagnosis, staging, therapeutic monitoring and research. We perform more than 9000 PET/CT examinations per annum. Our new home features four PET/CT, two multi-slice quantitative SPECT/CT, two CT, 3T MRI, ultrasound, digital mammography with tomosynthesis. We perform many non-FDG studies including F-18, Ga-68, Cu-64, I-124 and Zr-89 radiotracers for both clinical and research purposes including first in-human studies. There is an integrated large nuclear medicine therapy facility for both outpatient and inpatient care including paediatrics and performing over 400 radionuclide therapy treatments per year with Lu-177, Y-90 or I-131 for malignancies including neuroendocrine, prostate, thyroid and lymphoma.


This position is a fixed term appointment for up to 36 months, funded by a Movember Prostate Cancer Research Alliance (PCRA) and a US congressionally directed medical research program (CDMRP). You can read more about this project in this Peter Mac Release:



This position is designed to support a senior fellow or junior consultant in commencing an academic nuclear medicine career. As such, a prerequisite for this position is enrolment in a higher research degree (e.g. PhD or equivalent).


The successful candidate will participate in the clinical PET, diagnostic nuclear medicine and therapeutic nuclear oncology program. Attendance at a multi-disciplinary meeting will be expected.


Professional Skills and Experience

To be successfully appointed, you will be a senior fellow or junior consultant with an interest in pursuing commencing an academic career in nuclear medicine with an interest in nuclear oncology and gaining research experience in a large complex health organisation, as well as excellent clinical skills.  A medical degree, completion of nuclear medicine specialist training as accredited by JCT or the equivalent, registration with AHPRA and a current Medicare provider number are pre-requisites for appointment.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Essential: Enrolled in higher research degree
Contact Person Michael Hofman
Contact Number 03 8559 6914
Alternate Contact Person Rodney Hicks
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 17/10/2019
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