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Research Assistant

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Carpenter's Assistants
Contract Part Time
Melbourne
19 days ago
66,612

An opportunity exists for a part-time Research Assistant (3 days per week) to join the Epigenetics and Development Division. The primary objective of this position is to determine the genotype of mice with respect to the presence of cancer genes. The successful candidate will also be responsible for maintenance tasks required to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the laboratory.

About the position

An opportunity exists for a part-time Research Technician (3 days per week) to join the Epigenetics and Development Division. The primary objective of this position is to determine the genotype of mice with respect to the presence of cancer genes accurately enter these into a database. This position is a key function in the laboratory upon which all other projects critically depend. After a training period, the successful applicant is expected to take complete responsibility for the accuracy of the results produced and recorded, as well as and for the organisation of the work in their periods of absence. The successful candidate will also be responsible for maintenance tasks required to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the laboratory.

Selection Criteria

  • At least a BSc or equivalent in an appropriate area of study.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work constructively within a team environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail, ensuring that data, methods and theories are accurate, of high-quality and accessible to other researchers.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to accurately record data, results and the development of new methods and theories.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and be reliable and approachable.

Terms of appointment

This position is available for one year in the first instance, with prospects for further contract periods. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience (HEW 4 – HEW 5, $66,612-$82,743). Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.

Specific questions about this opportunity may be directed to Associate Professor Tim Thomas (tthomas@wehi.edu.au),

A position description is available here.

How to apply

Written applications, including cover letter, CV, academic transcripts and the contact details of 3 professional referees should be emailed to jobapplications@wehi.edu.au. quoting reference WEHI/TYAV080721 in the subject line.

Application closing date: 8 August 2021

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At the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute we strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value diversity and gender equity in our work force and promote flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs. We have implemented a number of gender equity initiatives to support women laboratory heads.

Salary Details*
NameAmount
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $66,612
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $72,940
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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