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Research Assistant

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute - Melbourne, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin


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The role

We are seeking a Research Assistant to join our Heart Failure Research Group at the Baker Institute.


In this role you will be expected to:
Assist with preclinical model studies.
Conduct molecular, cellular and biochemical experiments.
Analysis of data.
Perform critical analyses of literature relevant to research.
Organise data for the preparation of proposals for new funding.
Demonstrate an ability to meet deadlines without compromising close attention to detail and accuracy.
Experimental design and operation of advanced laboratory and technical equipment or conduct of advanced research procedures.
Proactive attendance at team meetings and attendance at all relevant seminars and staff meetings.
Adhere to the policies of the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute.
Advice within the field of research to postgraduate students.

Skills and Experience

You will have:
The academic knowledge of a health science discipline, such as microbiology, biochemistry, anatomy, pathology, pharmacology, cell and molecular biology or biomedical science or an equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible work experience.
Research experience in preclinical model and animal handling, primary cell isolation and culture studies, immunohistology, molecular biology and/or biochemical assays significant advantage.
Appropriate project management and computer skills.
Understand your own area of research, and how this team interacts with other directly related groups within the research programme.
Functional and administrative supervision may be exercised over laboratory assistants, graduate students and other assigned research and support personnel.

Working at the Baker Institute offers flexibility, professional development, and the opportunity to contribute to a research centre of world renown. Benefits include generous salary packaging, an employee assistance program, and an active social club as well as modern offices and laboratories adjacent to the Alfred Hospital and walking distance to St Kilda Road, Chapel Street, and Fawkner Park.

Remuneration will be commensurate with the successful candidate's qualifications and experience.

Read more about our gender equality and diversity initiatives.

How to apply

Applications must be made via Seek, include a cover letter quoting reference RADK02 and a current resume with details of 3 professional referees. Applications without these documents will not be considered.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa. More details can be found in the position description, for further information please contact the person listed below.

We will close this job ad as soon as we have enough applicants so please apply without delay.

Contact details

Anais Andersen
HR Graduate
T: (03) 8532 1111
E: anais.andersen@baker.edu.au

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