Position Details
Reference Number 18897
Position Title Research Assistant
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Division Cancer Research
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Research Technology (Allied Health Professionals)
Classification From: 1RA2 - RESRCH ASST LV A YR2
Classification To: 1RA5 - RESRCH ASST LV A YR5
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.


Your role in our future.


A position is available for a part time Research Assistant (0.6 FTE 3 Days a Week) working in zebrafish developmental and disease models. The position is available in the Hogan Laboratory at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the University of Melbourne, Australia. 


The Hogan laboratory uses zebrafish and mouse model systems to characterise developmental mechanisms of vascular development with a focus on lymphatics and the blood brain barrier. Specifically, the position will involve extensive molecular biology, transgenesis, CRISPR mutagenesis and animal breeding to generate new models in zebrafish. The research assistant will support a number of ongoing projects in the laboratory, interacting with postdoctoral researchers and students and working closely with the laboratory manager and Prof Hogan.


For further details see the Hogan laboratory website or contact Prof Ben Hogan.



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: B.SC Hons (or equivalent) in genetics or molecular biology
Essential: Experience in basic molecular biology
Desirable: Developmental biology, cell biology or model organism research experience
Contact Person Professor Ben Hogan
Contact Number (03) 855 95481
Closing Date 09/06/2020
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