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HRI is an internationally recognised medical research institute, with global collaborations.

It is a unique time to join HRI. The next few years have the potential to be transformative, with developments such as the $150 million Cardiovascular Disease Research Capacity Building Program backed by the NSW government in 2018, and HRI’s strong fundraising capabilities, which provide a reliable and independent source of long-term funding.

Our success comes down to our people. From our scientists and researchers, to our operations and fundraising staff – they all play key roles in ensuring HRI’s place as a world-leading medical research institute.

Positions available

Summer Research Scholarships

HRI is thrilled to present multiple summer undergraduate scholarships to the most exceptional young researchers from Australia and New Zealand.

These 7-week scholarships will provide high-achieving students with a great opportunity to work on groundbreaking medical research projects related to heart disease. Candidates will be able to gain valuable skills and knowledge, increase their understanding of cutting-edge technology and be mentored by world-class scientists. Discover your full potential with HRI's Summer Undergraduate Scholarship program today Find out more and apply.

Summer Research Scholarships

HRI is thrilled to extend multiple summer undergraduate scholarships to New Zealand's best and brightest young researchers.

This is an exceptional chance for researchers to foster their abilities and acquire invaluable exposure within cutting-edge research facilities. You'll work with top scientists, use new tech, and modern equipment – a great opportunity for NZ undergraduates. During the seven-week program, you'll focus on medical research about heart diseases. You'll learn, grow your skills, and get guidance from experts at our world-class research institute. Find out more and apply.

Director of Fundraising and Philanthropy

Ready for a pivotal role? We're seeking an adept fundraising pro with a strong history in securing major gifts and philanthropy (six and/or seven figure gifts) to join us during this crucial phase of growth. As Director of Philanthropy & Fundraising, you'll steer an ambitious development plan in collaboration with our leaders, lead a dynamic team and shape our international giving program, court substantial donors, and drive vital support for our people, science, capital plans and much more. Join us in making an enduring impact! Find out more and apply.

Research Assistant - Bioanalytical/Biomedical Research

An exciting opportunity exists for a NZ postgraduate to join our emerging bioanalytical research group. Interested applicants will be joining a dynamic research program headed by Dr Sergey Tumanov at the newly established Fluxomics Centre where you will be developing analytical methods and investigating metabolic changes that drive the progression of cardiovascular diseases

The position offers up to 12-months’ paid work placement at HRI’s state-of-the-art laboratories in Sydney, Australia as a Research Assistant. This fantastic program ensures you will receive training and full mentorship in groundbreaking cardiovascular disease research, as well as the opportunity to build your career profile towards a PhD. Find out more and apply.

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