Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology

 Positions Vacant  




PhD Opportunity – Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University

The Department of Nephrology, Eastern Health is offering a PhD project studying muscle mass and function in patients with CKD Stages 3-5 to a suitable person.

Working with a dedicated team, including nephrologists, a post-doc research fellow and laboratory scientist, the project will involve recruiting patients, measuring muscle mass and function, and arranging muscle biopsies in a subgroup of study participants. The laboratory component will entail assays for important bone, mineral and muscle markers, and cell culture studies. The successful applicant should demonstrate enthusiasm about, and a commitment to, translational research.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has recently completed advanced training in Nephrology.  The position can commence in early 2021.

Contact: Professor Lawrence McMahon - T: +613 9091 8872 E: