Postdoctoral Researcher (ID 12363)

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Job Location
St Andrews Place
East Melbourne VIC 3002
Dependant on experience

Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:
• Salary packaging
• Employee Assistance Program
• Central City location
• Training and Development program

Job Description

Applications are invited to join an exciting research program focusing on haemato-poietic stem cell biology and leukaemia within the Cancer Epigenetics Laboratory in the Research Division of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
The aim of this specific project is to determine how epigenetic regulators influence the maintenance of leukaemia stem cells.
The position requires a highly motivated and skilled scientist proficient in various cell based approaches, murine modelling and various molecular biology, genomic and biochemical strategies (Dawson MA et al, Nature 2009; Dawson MA et al Nature 2011; Dawson MA et al Cell Reports 2012).


For this particular project significant expertise in animal experimentation AND multi-colour flow cytometry would be a major advantage, in addition it will be an expectation that the successful candidate is able to:
 Perform experiments independently, analyse the results, prepare manuscripts and present the data in local, national and international settings;
 Teach and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students, and technical staff;
 Provide competent experimental skills to the laboratory; and
 Have a broad range of molecular, biochemical and cell biology techniques.

How to Apply

Please register and apply online through the Peter MacCallum website: 

Specifically Job ID 12364 (Postdoctoral Researcher) or follow this link: 

About Our Organization

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is Australia’s only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer and one of an elite group of hospitals worldwide to have its own integrated cancer research program and laboratories.

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