Research Assistant - Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (Undefined)

Job posted: 11/09/2023
Applications close: 02/10/2023 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Salary: $79,596 - $79,596

Occupation: Research

Reference: 3044

Reference: 3044

Occupation: Research

Salary Range: $79,596 - $79,596

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 (24 months) Full Time, 80 hours a fortnight with ADO
Applications are invited for a research assistant in the Department of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences, Cancer Imaging at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. The project aims to develop novel diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals (theranostic) for metastatic cancer. The radiopharmaceutical Sciences team is a dynamic and multidisciplinary team including experts in peptide chemistry, radiochemistry, tumour biology, biochemistry, cancer imaging, and nuclear medicine. This particular position will focus on validating novel theranostic ligands in vitro and ex-vivo.

The position requires a research scientist highly skilled in performing cell-based binding and functional assays. Candidates with background in medicinal chemistry and structural biology, biochemistry or pharmacology will be prioritised. Experience in cell-based assays (ligand binding and functional assays) of radiopharmaceutical and radiotracers is highly desired.


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: Mohammad Haskali or Marwa Rahimi
Contact Number: 0414862223 or 0431623934
Email:  mo.haskali@petermac.org or marwa.rahimi@petermac.org

Applications Close: 11.59pm, Monday 2 October 2023


For further information about this opportunity, click Apply to be redirected to the Peter Mac Careers page where you can review the position profile. Alternatively, please 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 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 - Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (Undefined)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:



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Research Assistant - Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (Undefined)