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Principal Investigator Nucleus Network and Visiting Medical Officer in General Medicine

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 18 days
    Published on 21 Jun 2022
  • Job no: 51410
  • Category: Senior Medical, Visiting Medical Officer

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community-based services.

Nucleus Network is the only global Phase 1 clinical trial specialist with facilities in the USA and Australia, fulfilling our purpose of “advancing medicine and improving lives” by attracting the best talent. Since our establishment in 2004, Nucleus Network has conducted approximately 1000 Phase 1 clinical trials for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies from the USA, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Nucleus Network and Alfred Health are seeking a dynamic and capable Principal Investigator/General Physician with a strong quality and safety focus and a clinical research interest.

This full-time position will include responsibilities to Nucleus Network as a Principal Investigator (0.6 FTE) for leadership in safety and quality in first-in-human clinical research studies, reporting to the Chief Medical Officer of Nucleus Network. The role will include mentored involvement in design, conduct and evaluation of Phase 1 healthy-volunteer and patient drug studies with oversight of safety and supervision of junior medical staff.

The Alfred Health responsibilities will be those of a General Physician (0.4 FTE) within Alfred Health, reporting to the Director of General Medicine, although candidates from other specialties are also encouraged to apply. They will include ward service, clinics and other responsibilities as appropriate to interests, training and unit requirements. 

Our preferred candidate must possess the following experience and attributes:

  • Be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Fellow of the relevant college
  • Demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience in General Medicine or other medical specialty
  • Meet Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in General Medicine or other medical specialty
  • Demonstrate leadership in the delivery of clinical services and clinical research is desirable
  • Outstanding communication skills, including well-developed conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to liaise well with other staff at all levels
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills and capability to develop and maintain highly collaborative relationships with others

Enquiries: Prof Peter Hunter, Program Director Alfred Home, Acute and Community, Alfred Health via email: or phone: 03 9076 6267 or Dr Jason Lickliter, Chief Medical Officer, Nucleus Network via email: or phone: 0407 527 307.

Applications close: Sunday 17th July 2022

At Nucleus Network we are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive space where every individual feels they can be their full selves.  Our policy applies to all aspects of employment, including our hiring and selection process.  We are an equal opportunity employer, seeking people from all life stages, background, and life perspectives.  Our focus are people who embody our values of drive, teamwork, customer focus and excellence.

We thank you for the time taken to apply, for further information go to

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 


  • Closes in 18 days - 17 Jul 2022
  • Published on 21 Jun 2022, 2:34 AM