Position Details
Reference Number 15964
Position Title Postdoctoral Researcher - Cheng Lab
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Research
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Research Technology (Allied Health Professionals)
Classification From: 1RA5 - RESRCH ASST LV A YR5
Classification To: 1RA10 - RESRCH ASST LV AYR10
Position Summary

Full Time Postdoctoral Fellow

(Stem Cell Growth Regulation Laboratory)

 1 year Fixed Term Full Time Contract

  • To commence in Dec 2018 (at earliest) or preferably Feb 2019
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Salary Range: RA5 - RA10


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.


The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is Australia's only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer and one of an elite group of hospitals worldwide to have its own integrated cancer research program and laboratories. An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on projects in the areas of nutrition and organ size control in Drosophila. For more information about the lab and possible research projects, please refer to https://www.petermac.org/research/labs/louise-cheng


We are currently seeking a Full time (1.0 EFT) postdoctoral research fellow for a 1 year fixed term position, with the opportunity for future extension. Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and ambitious scientist with expertise in the field of cellular/molecular biology/developmental biology/metabolism. He/she will be self-driven, and have a friendly and enthusiastic disposition. Ability to design, conduct and drive independent research, excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work with independence and collaboratively as part of a team are essential. The candidate will be finishing or have recently finished a PhD in related fields.


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
Contact Person Louise Cheng
Contact Number 61 3 8559 7103
Contact Email louise.cheng@petermac.org
Closing Date 04/11/2018
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