MEDICAL SCIENTIST – CLINICAL TRIALS
Full Time Fixed Term – 12 Months
Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.
Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.
Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.
Your role in our future.
The Anatomical Pathology department is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced scientist to join our clinical trials team as a Grade 2 for a full time 12 month fixed term role. The position presents an exciting opportunity to gain invaluable experience in this rapidly growing field. The role includes the validation, implementation, testing and reporting of assays performed for clinical trials such as fluorescent in situ hybridisation (blood and tissue based), immunohistochemistry, H&E staining, cytogenetic preparation and cryopreservation. You will be responsible for preparing documentation for validations and standard operating procedures. Daily workflow organisation of clinical trials to ensure turn-around times are met, analysing and authorising results, management of queries and resolutions, preparation of SOPs and worksheets are also a component of this role.
Experience in the following is essential:
· Bachelor of Applied Science or equivalent with specific training and/or experience in FISH and IHC
· FISH enumeration and preparation
· Knowledge and experience in application of new protocols and equipment for FISH and/or IHC in clinical trials context
· Experience with designing and validating new assays
· Experience and/or understanding of GCP, GLP and GDP
· Good attention to detail
Demonstrated experience with clinical trials would be highly desirable.
Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:
· Salary Packaging
· Employee Assistance Program
· Central City Location
· Training and Development Program