Location Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Cancer Research

PhD Opportunities at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Australia)

Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (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. 

Peter Mac is Australia’s only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer and is home to Australia’s largest cancer research group. Our commitment to research is based on the belief that treatment informed by research, and research informed by treatment, is the key to progressing better cancer care.

Looking to commence your PhD studies in 2017? 

At Peter Mac you’ll be part of our 500+ laboratory and clinical research team which is fully integrated with a public hospital – unique in cancer care in Australia.

Our postgraduate research program provides excellence in research training and support for all laboratory and clinician research students as they develop expertise in new technologies, and help drive new discoveries that lead to changes in research and clinical practice.

You’ll have experienced mentors and be supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building, in Melbourne’s Parkville biomedical precinct.

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Round 1 applications close on 31 October 2016 for a PhD to commence in 2017. 

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Further Information / Application Enquiries

Dr Caroline Owen