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Laboratory Assistant

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 2 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 47947
  • 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.


  • Full-time position - 76 hours per fortnight
  • Permanent role
  • Classification: HS1A
  • Alfred Hospital location
  • Staff benefits

The Department

MRG within the Division of Blood Cancers, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases is a combined translational and clinical research team focusing on the identification and characterisation of novel therapeutic agents, for multiple myeloma (MM). We also attempt to develop strategies to overcome drug resistance mechanisms and initiate development and implementation of correlative laboratory studies undertaken in parallel with institutional and multi-centre clinical trials.


Position Summary

This position works under a general supervisor and will involve the processing of patient blood and human bone marrow biopsy samples and assisting with the general maintenance of the laboratory which includes preparation of commonly used solutions or buffers in the laboratory plus performing a range of biological research-related activities whilst aiding academic staff, technical assistants and students. The Laboratory Assistant will be responsible for setting up equipment and responsible for a wide range of administrative support functions in the laboratory such as maintenance of information systems, databases, lab supplies and departmental equipment.


Experience and Qualifications Required


  • Previous laboratory experience essential
  • Science qualification desirable
  • Computer capable – Familiar with Excel


  • Science qualification
  • Trials experience
  • Hospital experience


Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging and novated leasing are available
  • Discounted staff parking
  • Childcare services available
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives
  • On-site gym


For all enquiries related to this position, please contact Tiffany Khong at or call (03) 9903 0187



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.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 


  • Closed 2 days ago - 25 Jan 2022