Why not take control of your own future and be proactive in the choice of research area that excites you. If you’re an outstanding and enthusiastic graduate committed to a career in research then apply now for a CMRI PhD Research Award.
Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) is an award-winning state-of-the-art medical research facility, with over 100 full-time scientists dedicated to researching the genes and proteins important for health and human development.
CMRI is supported in part by its key fundraiser Jeans for Genes®. Our scientists are internationally recognised research leaders and foster excellence in postgraduate training.
CMRI graduates are highly sought after nationally and internationally.
CMRI is located at Westmead, a major hub for research and medicine in NSW, and is affiliated with the University of Sydney.
We are easy to access by public transport.
Successful applicants will be awarded a Research Award, consisting of a generous top-up over the value of a university Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship, for 4 years.
Successful applicants will also be expected to apply for external scholarships with support from CMRI research leaders.
Projects are multi-disciplinary with training in molecular and cellular biology techniques, with some involving mass spectrometry, proteomics, bioinformatics, transgenic animals or live cell imaging.
Areas of CMRI research strength :
For more details about projects, supervisors and CMRI, visit the CMRI website :
A list of current PhD projects available can be found at the following URL :
Applicants must hold :
Your application (quoting PV2025) should include :
Application form should be send as a single PDF file by email to recruitment cmri.org.au