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Scientist Molecular Biology

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions2 Positions
  • Applications Close AtClosed a month ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 41601
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

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 (4th October 2021 to 31st December 2022)
  • Part Time (48 hours per fortnight)
  • Grade 1 Scientist position
  • Two positions available
  • Alfred Hospital, Molecular Microbiology Department


The Department

Alfred Pathology Service (APS) provides a comprehensive range of pathology testing, consultation services and collection services to clinicians and patients of Alfred Health. The Molecular Microbiology unit provides PCR and viral load testing for a range of infectious diseases.

The Role

Alfred Health’s Microbiology Department has two temporary part-time roles for scientist to perform molecular microbiology testing on a rotating roster, including evening shift, overnight and weekends. Based at The Alfred hospital, your role will be performing molecular microbiology testing according to documented laboratory protocols within acceptable time frames.

To be successful for this role you will need to have experience performing diagnostic Molecular Microbiology tests (instrument based), have excellent attention to detail, good communication skills and ability to function well in a team environment.


  • Experience in the performance of kit based Molecular Biology assays
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to function well in a team environment
  • Ability to organise own work to ensure time frames are met



  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

Applications close (11pm 28th September 2021)

All enquiries to Amanda Dennison, Principal Scientist Microbiology on 9076 3388.

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.


  • Closed a month ago - 28 Sep 2021