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Research Assistant Mammalian Functional Genetics Unit

  • Alfred Health Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Closes in 10 days
    Published on 13 Mar 2019
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  • Job no: 19797
  • Categories: Research, Other Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Fixed term contract – 12 months
  • Full time, 76 hours per fortnight
  • Medical Scientist Grade 1 or 2
  • Alfred Hospital

The Department

The Department of Clinical Haematology includes the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases, which is one of the country’s largest blood-related research and clinical centres. The primary mission of the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases is to improve the understanding of blood-related diseases and to provide world- class services and treatments for patients afflicted with such diseases

The Role

The Research Assistant will provide technical and organisational support within the Mammalian Functional Genetics group at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases. The research group studies the molecular regulation of blood cell maturation, and the mechanisms by which this regulation is perturbed during leukaemia development and pathogenesis.


• Ability to generate accurate and reproducible data with good record keeping skills

• Ability to work as a member of a team as well as on own initiative without close supervision

• Planning and organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks and set and meet deadlines

• Proven ability to manage time effectively to complete tasks in a timely fashion

• Well-developed communication skills and ability to discuss experimental results with team members



  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

Applications close (11pm 29 March 2019)

Please ensure that you enclose a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria along with your application.  

All enquiries to: Dr Catherine Carmichael


Ph: 61-3-99030404

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


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  • Closes in 10 days - 29 Mar 2019
  • Published on 13 Mar 2019, 10:25 PM