Position Details
Reference Number 14421
Position Title Research Assistant
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: 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.


An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and skilled Research Assistant to join the team in the Human Immunology Translational Research Laboratory (HITRL) and the Cancer Immunology Program at PeterMac.  HITRL is a research-oriented team dedicated to human immuno-oncology and the translation of novel immunotherapies to treat cancer.


The project is human immuno-oncology with a focus on exploring melanoma immune context using high dimension data. Technologies will include multiplex immunohistochemistry and bio-informatics, immune gene expression profile analysis including immune signal network bio-informatics, multi-parameter FACS and mass cytometry.


Your technical knowledge, professional expertise and commitment to excellence will be integral to the success of the translational research program.


You possess a BSc (Hons) with a relevant background in immunology and prior experience in cellular immunology (particularly flow cytometry), immune function testing, cell biology and culture.


Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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: BSc (Hons) with a relevant background in immunology
Essential: Prior experience in cellular immunology (particularly flow cytometry)
Essential: Prior experience with immune function testing
Essential: Prior experience with cell biology and culture
Desirable: Prior experience with IHC
Desirable: Prior experience with gene expression profile and immune signalling analysis
Contact Person Paul Neeson
Contact Number 61 3 8559 5933
Closing Date 12/06/2018
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