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Reference Number 39027
Position Title Medical Scientist Grade 2
Location Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Parkville
Award Hosp Scientists [18]
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Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)

 The Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity


Medical Scientist, Grade 2.

Fixed Term, Full Time - 1 YEAR


The Molecular Virology group of Associate Professor Peter Revill, located at the Victorian Infectious Disease Reference Laboratory (VIDRL), at the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity has a Grade 2 Medical Scientist post-doctoral position available on a four year NHMRC funded project.  The position is initially available for one year, fixed term.


The primary focus of this position will be to investigate the association of hepatitis B splice variants and liver cancer.  The successful researcher will have good virology skills (cell culture, transfection or infection assays, experience in various assays of viral replication- northern and Southern blot etc), molecular biology skills (PCR, direct and deep sequencing, cloning, site-directed mutagenesis, qPCR), as well as experience with, or a sound understanding of transcription and/or proteomic analysis, siRNA and CRISPR technologies.  Experience working with mice is highly desirable.


The position requires a scientist with a PhD in virology or microbiology, with experience in general virology techniques. The successful applicant must be able to contribute effectively as a team member, but have the independence to plan, organise and conduct experiments with minimal supervision.



For additional information, please contact A/Prof. Peter Revill (03 93429604)

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Person Peter Revill
Contact Number 93429604
Alternate Contact Person Margaret Littlejhon
Alternate Contact Number 93429331
Closing Date 27/03/2018
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