Position Details
Reference Number 14459
Position Title Advanced Trainee in Molecular Imaging - Accredited
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Radiation Oncology & Cancer Imaging
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Doctors In Training - 43 hours
Classification From: HM25 - Registrar Year 01
Classification To: HM30 - Registrar Year 06 +
Position Summary

Advanced Trainee in Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging

Centre for Cancer Imaging : Full time - 12 months Contract commencing 4 February 2019


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 Centre for Cancer Imaging provides a high level service in cancer diagnosis, staging, therapeutic monitoring and research. We perform more than 8000 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, with allocated space for additional scanners including a planned PET/MRI. 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.


The Advanced Trainee will divide his/her time predominantly in diagnostic nuclear medicine but also include clinical PET and therapeutic nuclear oncology with opportunities to be involved in research. Participation in pre-existing or new research projects for presentation or publication is strongly encouraged.


The Training position is accredited by the AANMS for a core or elective year of advanced training in nuclear medicine. Trainees who have not yet completed core training may be required to rotate to another site to meet their nuclear cardiology training requirements.


A medical degree and registration with the Medical Board of Australia are pre-requisites for appointment and you will need to have completed one year of accredited core training in nuclear medicine or equivalent to be eligible for the position.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

• Salary Packaging

• Central City Location

• Employee Assistance Program

• Training and Development Program


Enquiries to:

Dr Aravind Ravi Kumar (Aravind.RaviKumar@petermac.org) or Professor Michael Hofman (Michael.Hofman@petermac.org)

Selection Criteria Essential: Registration with the Medical Board of Australia
Essential: FRACP Part 1 or FRANZCR Part 2, or equivalent training in recognized training program
Essential: Completion of at least one core year of nuclear medicine training, as accredited by JCTC or the equivalent, is preferred
Desirable: Completion of two core years of nuclear medicine training, as accredited by JCTC or the equivalent will allow flexibility for more in-depth participation of the department’s strong PET and therapy programmes. Prior training in oncology or endocrinology.
Contact Person Aravind Ravi Kumar
Contact Number 8559 6603
Alternate Contact Person Michael Hofman
Alternate Contact Number 8559 6914
Closing Date 29/05/2018
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