Research Assistant - Beavis Laboratory

Job posted: 06/05/2022
Applications close: 22/05/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Research

Reference: 22433

Reference: 22433

Occupation: Research

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.


An opportunity exists immediately for a motivated and highly skilled scientist to join the Beavis Laboratory (https://www.petermac.org/users/assoc-prof-paul-beavis) at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Our team is focused on targeting the immune system against cancer using a variety of different immunotherapeutic approaches. In this project, the candidate will develop an integrated approach to cancer treatment through approaches designed to enhance lymphocyte and chimeric antigen receptor trafficking to the tumour site. Ideal candidates will possess experience and skills in molecular biology, tissue culture, in vivo immunology and flow cytometry. Experience of CRISPR/Cas9 and generation of genetically engineered T cells are highly desirable.  This position is an ideal opportunity for either an experienced research assistant or a highly ambitious individual looking for research experience prior to undertaking a PhD.

Key roles:

1.  Performing experiments to a high standard

2.  Communication of research outcomes

3. Foster a good working relationship with colleagues

4. Training of junior staff/students

5. Abides by OHS requirements

For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.

Peter Mac requires its staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this requirement.

Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Central City Location

  • Training and Development Program

Research Assistant - Beavis Laboratory

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Associate Professor Paul Beavis - (03) 8559 5051

Research Assistant - Beavis Laboratory