Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology

 Positions Vacant  

  

Expressions of Interest (EOI) for new members of the AKTN Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Working Group

The Australasian Kidney Trials Network (AKTN) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) for new members of the AKTN Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Working Group.

Please see here for more details. 

Applications close on 2 April 2021.

 

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: lawrence.mcmahon@monash.edu