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Reference Number 49813
Position Title Research Assistant
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Hosp Scientists [18]
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We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our Endocrinology Laboratory team. This is a Part Time, Fixed Term position, working 32 hours per fortnight, based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, city campus.


Your Opportunity:


The Endocrine Laboratory, Department of Pathology at RMH is providing a number of laboratory tests for the large scale screening studies in type 1 diabetes.  The Research Assistant will be required to:

  • Receive, receipt and process samples
  • Perform Tri-Screen and other laboratory assays, including ELISA and In-house RIA
  • Perform T cell stimulation studies
  •  Assure quality control of the relevant laboratory assays

About You:

  • Highly experienced in laboratory methodology, in particular RIA and T cell studies
  • Preferred experience working in a NATA accredited lab as well as GLP
  • Proficient in the use of database and spreadsheet software applications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility, patience and tolerance
  • The ability to function efficiently, accurately and calmly under pressure
  • The ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • The ability to manage difficult relationships in a calm and objective manner


  •  A rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement including mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options.



Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au  If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us.  We look forward to hearing from you.


Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.


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


We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.


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Contact Person Candice Hall
Contact Number 0405 333 965
Closing Date 16/09/2019
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