Research/Medical Scientist

Job posted: 02/06/2022
Applications close: 30/06/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 43555

Reference: 43555

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  1. Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic  Microbiology Scientist to join our Department of Microbiology.

Details of Department

Austin Pathology, Department of Microbiology

Details of position/position requirements

This position is to oversee Austin Pathologys involvement in the Superbugs project and includes supervision of a grade 1 scientist. Work duties include processing of clinical and screening samples to isolate MDR organisms, identify species and perform susceptibilities and organise data collection , packaging and transfer to the central lab (MDU).

Involvement with on site sequencing of selected isolates is also expected under the supervision of the Principle investigator.

To be successful in this role you must:

have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of diagnostic laboratory Microbiology

Demonstrate a committment to high quality laboratory practice, including profiniency in manipulating cultures, identifying organisms, performing and interpretating susceptibility testing.

Be open to learning new skills and researching new methods and demonstrate the capacity to supervise other team members appropriately

Demonstrate a committement to working as a team member and have high quality documentation and record keeping.\

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Application Instructions:

Click on ‘Apply Now’ at the end of this page. You will be directed to sign in/register through the Austin Health Careers Site. Complete the registration process as prompted.

Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:

Research/Medical Scientist

Job type:

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Marcel Leroi - (03) 9496 4640
Jason Kwong - (03) 9496 6676

Research/Medical Scientist