Position Details
Reference Number 18990
Position Title Core Facility Manager – Centre for Advanced Histology and Microscopy
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Division Cancer Research
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Research Technology (Allied Health Professionals)
Classification From: 1PV1 - PRINRES FEL LV D YR1
Classification To: 1PV4 - PRINRES FEL LV D YR4
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for the position of Core Facility Manager – Centre for Advanced Histology and Microscopy 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 Centre for Advanced Histology and Microscopy (CAHM) underpins a multitude of cancer research projects and houses four core platforms:

  1. Histology.
  2. Optical Microscopy, which houses a suite of state-of-the-art high-end optical microscopes, including laser scanning confocal microscopes, a multimodal super resolution microscope and multiphoton microscope, a dual laser multiphoton microscope, and a laser capture microscope.
  3. Electron Microscopy, inclusive of both transmission and scanning electron microscopy.
  4. Image Analysis.

For details of our current platforms see  https://www.petermac.org/research/core-facilities/centre-advanced-histology-microscopy/platforms



We are seeking a highly experienced and self-motivated core facility manager to lead CAHM. The CAHM Manager will collaborate in research activities with other laboratories and cores, train staff and students, contribute to the development of new imaging methods and the implementation of new technologies within the core.


The Core Facility Manager is responsible for providing effective leadership and management of the facility, establishing an innovative core service for researchers and students


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 Julie Blasioli
Contact Number 8559 6123
Contact Email julie.blasioli@petermac.org
Closing Date 04/08/2020
Position Description
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