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Research Officer

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 6 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 39583
  • Category: 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 : 12 months
  • Full-time : 76 hours per fortnight
  • Salary : $82,256-$88,785 (dependent on experience)
  • Alfred Health locations
  • Staff benefits

DEPARTMENT

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, is the largest faculty at Monash University, and offers the most comprehensive suite of professional health training in Victoria. We consistently rank in the top 40 universities worldwide for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences.

We want to improve the human condition. That is our vision - it has no expiration date. Through academic health centres, other translational models and by educating the healthcare workforce of the future, our staff, students and alumni directly improve quality of life.

Central Clinical School encompasses the Departments of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Clinical Haematology, Immunology and Pathology, Diabetes, Infectious Diseases, Gastroenterology, Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Neuroscience, Medicine and Surgery. CCS also includes the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre and the National Trauma Research Institute. It is located at the Alfred Hospital precinct in Melbourne, known as AMREP (Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct). The school is involved in teaching students from both the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and the Faculty of Science and its teaching and research is conducted at Alfred Health, Cabrini, Epworth Richmond, Peninsula Health and at Clayton.

POSITION

The Research Officer provides a variety of high-quality research services to support the operations of the Leukaemia Research Group. The Research Officer performs a range complex research activities that play a critical role in supporting the delivery of translational leukaemia research aimed at understanding resistance mechanisms to targeted therapy and identifying new therapeutic options for leukaemia patients. This includes handling of primary human and mouse samples, conducting experiments involving flow cytometry, tissue culture, lenti/retroviral transduction, other molecular biology, genomic and proteomic analyses and analysing data while ensuring a compliant and safe research environment. . Expertise in CRISPR/Cas9 technology or sample preparation for high-throughput sequencing would be desirable

The Research Officer works closely with researchers and clinicians in the Wei research group to understand the research requirements and operates with excellence in process and judgement to provide efficient research services in accordance with research protocols and standards.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Essential

The appointee will have:

      A degree in a relevant field with subsequent relevant experience, or

      extensive experience and specialist expertise or broad knowledge in technical or administrative fields, or

      an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

BENEFITS

  • Salary packaging
  • Novated leasing
  • Discounted car parking

If you have any enquiries regarding the role, please contact Fiona Brown at fiona.brown2@monash.edu 

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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closed 6 days ago - 19 Oct 2021