Position Details
Reference Number 12858
Position Title Medical Laboratory Scientist (Mat Leave) Grade 3
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Medicine
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Medical Scientists & Other
Classification From: RZ3 - SCIENTIST GR 3 YR 4
Classification To: RZ3 - SCIENTIST GR 3 YR 4
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building, which we will relocate to in June 2016.


Your role in our future.


A 12 month fixed term full-time maternity leave position is available in the Department of Pathology for a suitably qualified and experienced scientist in the Biochemistry Laboratory. This is an exciting opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team in a specialised laboratory supporting patient care and clinical research in Australia’s foremost cancer centre. You will have a BAppSc or BSc (or equivalent) and significant experience in automated and manual Biochemistry techniques with an interest in protein electrophoresis. This position also encompasses a shared CSR supervisory role for which you will have suitable experience. You will have experience managing staff and will enjoy interacting with pathologists, scientific and nursing staff as well as with researchers.


Hours will be Monday to Friday between 0800-1830.


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a BAppSc, BSc or equivalent?
Essential: Do you have at least 8yr experience working in a biochemistry lab?
Desirable: Do you have expereince working in a CSR lab?
Essential: Do you have supervisory experience?
Desirable: Do you have electrophoresis experience?
Contact Person David Faulkner
Contact Number 85598450
Contact Email david.faulkner@petermac.org
Alternate Contact Person Jhoanna Van't Wout
Alternate Contact Number 85598448
Closing Date 25/01/2017
Position Description
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