At the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), we pride ourselves on being a friendly and flexible workplace with competitive working conditions. We provide information about current employment opportunities at NHMRC and how to apply for them.

Current vacancies

We encourage applications from people with diverse experience and backgrounds including: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people; culturally and linguistically diverse people; mature age and people with disability.

NHMRC has offices in Canberra and Melbourne.

How to apply for a job at NHMRC

If you are interested in applying for any of our positions, read the information provided here. It is expected that all applications are submitted via the NHMRC's online recruitment system, eRecruit.

Temporary Employment Register

We seek to attract, develop and retain a diverse, enthusiastic and high-performing workforce. To help us in achieving this, we maintain a register of interested applicants that managers may search to fill temporary (non-ongoing) roles up to a period of 18 months.

Sabbaticals at NHMRC

We welcome applications for sabbatical projects for interested members of the academic and research sector.

Internships at NHMRC

We offer opportunities ­­­­for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree in a health or medical research related field to take up an internship in the agency.

Indigenous Graduate Program

We are seeking graduates from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent for our Indigenous Graduate Program. For more information visit Indigenous Graduate Program.

How we select our people

Information about NHMRC's selection processes.

Working at the NHMRC

Information about the conditions of engagement to NHMRC for potential applicants.

Forms and resources

This section provides links to forms and resources.

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