Job Opportunities at NVRI
The NVRI employs researchers in both its Basic Science and its Clinical Research areas. Current vacancies are detailed below:
|Lions Research Fellow||
As part of a program of expansion the National Vision Research Institute (NVRI) of Australia is seeking to appoint a Lions (Senior) Vision Research Fellow. The appointment of the Fellow presents an outstanding opportunity to build on and further develop world-class research with financial support from the Lions Foundation as one of the NVRI’s key benefactors.
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|Clinical Research Fellowships||
Full time 3 year clinical research positions leading to the award of PhD. Candidates must be registered Optometrists.
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Places are available each year for science graduates to complete an Honours project at the NVRI, and many continue on to PhD studies under the same supervisor. Although students undertake all their scientific work at the NVRI and are supervised by NVRI scientists, they must also be enrolled through a University department, this is usually the University of Melbourne Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences.University of Melbourne Scholarships
The University of Melbourne has many scholarship opportunities on offer, the majority of which can be found on the scholarships office website. Scholarship applications are usually due 31st October. There are also opportunities to fund overseas travel for PhD students