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Microbiology Research Assistant

Advertiser: Hudson Institute of Medical ResearchMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
3 Dec 2019
Location
Melbourne, Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Clinical/Medical Research
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Microbiology Research Assistant


The Hudson Institute is a premier Australian discovery and translation medical research institute. By unravelling the biology underlying disease, the Institute is using this information for transformative and innovative solutions to major health problems. The Hudson Institute is a partner of the Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP) along with Monash University and Monash Health.

The opportunity exists for a Research Assistant to join the Microbiota and Systems Biology Laboratory within the Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases (CiiiD). The successful applicant will work closely with microbiologists, molecular biologists and bioinformaticians to characterize novel bacteria using fundamental microbiological techniques, genome sequencing and in-vitro cell culture models. The role will also involve responsibility for the management and maintenance of the Microbiota and Systems Biology Laboratory gastrointestinal microbiota culture collection.

Essential Skills

  • An Honours, Masters or relevant work experience with proven laboratory experience
  • Experience in standard microbiology techniques
  • Knowledge of molecular biology and related techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong attention to detail

Beneficial Skills

  • Experience in the growth of fastidious, anaerobic bacteria
  • An understanding of high throughput sequencing technologies 
  • Knowledge of biologically relevant statistics

Salary range - $70,168 - $77,437 per annum plus 9.5% super  (dependant on skills and qualifications) 

It's a great time to join the Hudson. We are delivering our vision of world class science that positively impacts human life. If you think you have the above qualifications and experience then we welcome your application.

For further information please contact sam.forster@hudson.org.au

Applications open until a suitable candidate is identified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for Interview.


The Hudson Institute is a premier Australian discovery and translation medical research institute. By unravelling the biology underlying disease, the Institute is using this information for transformative and innovative solutions to major health problems. The Hudson Institute is a partner of the Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP) along with Monash University and Monash Health.

The opportunity exists for a Research Assistant to join the Microbiota and Systems Biology Laboratory within the Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases (CiiiD). The successful applicant will work closely with microbiologists, molecular biologists and bioinformaticians to characterize novel bacteria using fundamental microbiological techniques, genome sequencing and in-vitro cell culture models. The role will also involve responsibility for the management and maintenance of the Microbiota and Systems Biology Laboratory gastrointestinal microbiota culture collection.

Essential Skills

  • An Honours, Masters or relevant work experience with proven laboratory experience
  • Experience in standard microbiology techniques
  • Knowledge of molecular biology and related techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong attention to detail

Beneficial Skills

  • Experience in the growth of fastidious, anaerobic bacteria
  • An understanding of high throughput sequencing technologies 
  • Knowledge of biologically relevant statistics

Salary range - $70,168 - $77,437 per annum plus 9.5% super  (dependant on skills and qualifications) 

It's a great time to join the Hudson. We are delivering our vision of world class science that positively impacts human life. If you think you have the above qualifications and experience then we welcome your application.

For further information please contact sam.forster@hudson.org.au

Applications open until a suitable candidate is identified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for Interview.

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