Postdoctoral Scientist (Clemons Laboratory)

Job posted: 09/06/2021
Applications close: 06/07/2021 (Midnight)
17 days remaining

17 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Research, Medical

Reference: 20067

Reference: 20067

Occupation: Research, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne

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.

Postdoctoral Scientist (Clemons Laboratory)

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, motivated and skilled Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join the Tumourigenesis & Cancer Therapeutics Lab (Clemons) laboratory.The position requires a research scientist highly skilled in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemical techniques to assist in the investigation of functional drivers of oesophageal and oesophago-gastric tumourigenesis and develop new therapies.

The successful candidate should hold (or have recently submitted) a PhD in Biological Sciences and should be highly proficient in molecular, cell biology and biochemistry techniques, including functional genomics (e.g. CRISPR and/or RNAi), and drug assays. Experience in cancer research is also essential. Experience working with advanced cancer models (e.g. 3D organoid/tumouroid or in vivo models) and/or performing large scale functional genomic or compound screens is highly desirable.

The person will be expected to conduct rigorous, valid and ethical research both independently and as part of the research team, and to have excellent organisational and time management skills. They will also be expected to be the first point of call for junior staff and students in the lab to provide technical advice on various projects where needed.

This is a full-time position for a fixed term of 24 months, with the possibility of extension. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience in line with the Research Technology level A scale under the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2021.

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

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Assoc. Prof. Nick Clemons - +61 3 8559 5273

Postdoctoral Scientist (Clemons Laboratory)