Position Details
Reference Number 17760
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: 1RA10 - RESRCH ASST LV AYR10
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 opportunity exists for a Research Assistant with experience in psycho-oncology research.


The successful candidate will report to Professor Ian Campbell in the Cancer Genomics & Genetics Program but work under the supervision of A/Prof Lesley Stafford at the Women’s. This work will include but is not limited to, being involved in recruitment of participants, database establishment and management, conduct and analysis of semi-structured interviews, and input and statistical analysis of quantitative survey data.


The successful candidate should hold at least a Master’s degree in Psychology. A background in psycho-oncology research with qualitative and quantitative research experience is essential. The person will be expected to have excellent organizational and time management skills and a high level of interpersonal skills.


The position is for a fixed term of 12 months


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 Desirable: Masters degree in Psychology
Contact Person Ian Campbell
Contact Number 03 8559 7109
Closing Date 26/03/2020
Position Description
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