Dear colleagues

We're advertising two new scicomm/scied roles to work in the Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

The advertisements are available now at: Both roles are currently part-time (0.6 FTE), Sydney-based and focused on genomics.

Brief descriptions are below, but please do feel free to contact me by email on ( for more information.


Education Project Officer (Specialist & Professional)

This opportunity is for an education professional who will responsible for supporting the KCCG clinical team to provide vital and innovative specialist education and training in clinical genomics for medical and genetic specialists, and other health professionals as appropriate.
Key responsibilities of this position will be:
Develop, package and deliver genomics-related content for medical specialist and professional education
Consulting with stakeholders and members of key audiences to plan, deliver and evaluate genomics education activities and programs
Contribute to efforts that map gaps and opportunities in genomics education for health professionals in Australia
Develop and manage effective relationships with key stakeholders in genetics and genomics education, both externally and internally

Communications Project Officer (Genomics)
This opportunity is for a Communications specialist to join the Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics (KCCG) to implement specific strategies for the delivery of the KCCG’s media and communications activities; and contribute to the Garvan Institute’s overall communication of genomics activities.

Key responsibilities of this position will be focused on enhancing the public profile of genomic research and applications by:
Writing and distributing media releases and industry information
Assisting in preparation of staff for media exposure
Coordinating interviews, filming and photography as required
Developing genomics-related content for KCCG team members, for presentations, publications and online usage

Bronwyn Terrill
Manager, Education and Communication
Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics
Garvan Institute of Medical Research