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Research Assistant

Advertiser: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre3.5 out of 53.5 overall rating (45 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Mar 2019
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Clinical/Medical Research

Research Assistant

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is a leading integrated cancer research, treatment and education centre globally.
Melbourne
Fixed Term Full Time

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.

 

We are seeking a Research Assistant to assist with the day-to-day running of the Tissue Bank.  The Peter Mac Tissue Bank is a member of the Victorian Cancer Biobank providing researchers with ethically collected human biospecimens for research.  This is a short term contract with the likelihood of extension.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for receipt, processing, storage and retrieval of biological material (tissue, blood and bone marrow) from consenting donors. You will also approach prospective donors for written consent, collect clinical information from patient medical records and enter details into our tissue bank database.

 

You will be enthusiastic, motivated and keen to learn.  Attention to detail is vitally important, as is the ability to work well in a team environment.  Meticulous data entry skills are essential, and an understanding of the ethical principles underpinning research using human tissue is desirable.

 

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


      Enquiries: Samantha Cauberg
      Ph: 8559 8464
      Applications Close: 24/03/2019

      To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
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      Better Treatments. Better Care and Cures for Cancer
      Melbourne
      Fixed Term Full Time

      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.

       

      We are seeking a Research Assistant to assist with the day-to-day running of the Tissue Bank.  The Peter Mac Tissue Bank is a member of the Victorian Cancer Biobank providing researchers with ethically collected human biospecimens for research.  This is a short term contract with the likelihood of extension.

       

      The successful candidate will be responsible for receipt, processing, storage and retrieval of biological material (tissue, blood and bone marrow) from consenting donors. You will also approach prospective donors for written consent, collect clinical information from patient medical records and enter details into our tissue bank database.

       

      You will be enthusiastic, motivated and keen to learn.  Attention to detail is vitally important, as is the ability to work well in a team environment.  Meticulous data entry skills are essential, and an understanding of the ethical principles underpinning research using human tissue is desirable.

       

      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


          Enquiries: Samantha Cauberg
          Ph: 8559 8464
          Applications Close: 24/03/2019

          To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

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