Students & careers

Work with us

The Bionics Institute advertises open positions on Seek and LinkedIn. We’re not currently recruiting for any positions. Please check back regularly, or sign up to our mailing list for updates.

If you would like more information about working at the Bionics Institute please contact:

Heather Dawson-Howard
HR Manager
(03) 9667 7574

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) placements

UROP is a scheme designed to give undergraduate students an early opportunity to experience life in a research laboratory and gain insight into careers in biomedical research. The Bionics Institute participates in this program by providing placements for students. The program is managed by the Bio21 Cluster.

Visit their website for more details.

Prospective Honours students

A range of studies are offered primarily through the University of Melbourne’s Department of Otolaryngology.
For more information see Bachelor of Science (Honours).

Prospective PhD students

Students interested in a PhD program at the Bionics Institute are requested to consider the type of project they would like to undertake (see detailed list of current projects) and forward an expression of interest, together with a copy of academic transcripts and a CV to

We also generally welcome project ideas from students provided they are compatible with our overall research themes.

Selection of PhD students is highly competitive and is determined using a combination of academic records, research experience and interests, and ability to obtain scholarship funding.

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