Research Assistant – Drosophila – Harvey Lab (Undefined)

Job posted: 20/03/2024
Applications close: 17/04/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term

Organisation: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Salary: $75,000 - $88,000

Occupation: Research

Reference: 3969

Reference: 3969

Occupation: Research

Salary Range: $75,000 - $88,000

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At Peter Mac we aim to continuously improve cancer care, research and education across all cancers and for all people affected by cancer: changing lives, breaking new ground. Everything we do is underpinned by our core values, Excellence, Compassion and Innovation. Welcoming people from a wide variety of different backgrounds and experiences is critical to fostering innovation, cultivating compassion, attracting and retaining top talent and providing the best possible cancer care for our patients.
Fixed Term (12 month), Full-Time Role
The Harvey Laboratory is looking to employ a motivated Research Assistant to study the role of the Hippo pathway in organ size control and cancer, using the vinegar fly Drosophila.

Tasks will include but not be limited to:
•    Drosophila husbandry
•    Drosophila genetics
•    Drosophila tissue dissections and processing
•    Analysis of fixed Drosophila tissues using different types of microscopy
•    Analysis of live Drosophila tissues using different types of microscopy
•    Drosophila media preparation
•    Data analysis
•    Data recording
•    Ordering of reagents

The person will be highly organized and capable of working in an independent manner within an existing team. The person will work directly with postdoctoral fellows and support their research.
Remuneration as per Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021 – 2026. Research Assistant Level A (1RA2) $75,743.20 per annum to (1RA6) $87,521.20 per annum.
Applicants to this role should provide a covering letter outlining relative key skills and experience to assist us with our assessment.
For further information about this opportunity, click Apply to be redirected to the Peter Mac Careers page where you can review the position summary. Alternatively, please contact us using the information below for a confidential discussion.
Hiring Manager: Prof. Kieran Harvey
Email: kieran.harvey@petermac.org
Applications Close: 11:59pm Wednesday 17 April 2024.

•    Peter Mac offer a range of benefits which support our people both personally and professionally.
•    Our staff benefits include award winning facilities, professional development and events, a health and wellbeing program, flexible work practices and policies and financial benefits such as salary packaging.
•    We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with a disability.


Research Assistant – Drosophila – Harvey Lab (Undefined)

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Full Time - Fixed Term

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kieran.harvey@petermac.org - Professor Kieran Harvey - 03 8559 7104

Research Assistant – Drosophila – Harvey Lab (Undefined)