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Research Assistant

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION


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 to join the Immune Defence Laboratory within the Centre for Cancer Immunotherapy.



We are looking for a motivated and skilled Research Assistant to join our laboratory as part of the Cancer Immunology Program within the Centre for Cancer Immunotherapy. The Cancer immunology Program incorporates a team of 80 researchers dedicated to understanding the immune system and harnessing its potential to treat cancer. The position encompasses a central role supporting projects investigating novel therapies to enhance anti-tumour immunity, including new treatment combinations to improve response rates to immunotherapies such as immune checkpoint blockade and adoptive CAR-T cell therapy.



Suitable candidates will possess a relevant science degree and be passionate about cancer research. Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience in high quality immunology research, with technical skills in tissue culture, particularly in the culture of primary immune cells and multi-colour flow cytometry. Experience in mammalian molecular biology and animal experimentation is highly desirable. The position also requires well developed written and oral communication skills, the flexibility and ability to develop new skills and a high level of organisational and time management skills.



This position is 12 Month Fixed Term Full-Time with the opportunity to extend.



Applicants must also address all essential criteria as listed under experience / qualifications in the position description in a separate attachment.



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





Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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