Position Details
Reference Number 22515
Position Title Laboratory Technician
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Division Business Ventures
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Allied Health Professionals
Classification From: BU1 - MED LAB TECH GR1 YR1
Classification To: BU8 - MED LAB TECH GR1 YR8
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.


This is a permanent part time (64 hours per fortnight) laboratory technician role that will be perform molecular testing as part of the Pathology Clinical Trials team (known as nexomics).  This role would suit someone who has had previous experience in molecular testing such as DNA/RNA extraction, next-generation sequencing and can effectively communicate with their co-workers to ensure that all testing is completed within appropriate timeframes.


This role would suit a candidate that enjoys working in a dynamic environment and has the ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks.  We provide testing to a number of global clinical trials so strong written and verbal communication skills are essential when liaising with our sponsors.


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


Peter Mac requires its staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this requirement.

Why work for Peter Mac:

  • Peter Mac offer a range of benefits which support our people both personally and professionally.
  • Our staff benefits include award winning facilities, professional development and events, a health and wellbeing program, flexible work practices and policies and financial benefits such as salary packaging.
  • We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with a disability.
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a Certificate or Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Medical Laboratory), a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Laboratory Technology or Laboratory Operations or equivalent?
Essential: Do you have experience in diagnostics, research laboratory or clinical trial testing?
Essential: Do you have experience in one or more of the following disciplines; cell separation, DNA/RNA extraction, PCR and repertoire of molecular methodologies?
Contact Person Toni-Maree Major
Contact Number 85598405
Alternate Contact Person Kate Jones
Alternate Contact Number 85598434
Closing Date 03/07/2022
Position Description
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