Position: Scientist (maternity leave position)
Position type: Full time
Location: Collingwood
Closing date: Wednesday 7 October 2020

Melbourne Pathology is one of Victoria’s largest diagnostic pathology laboratories, committed to providing high quality health care throughout metropolitan Melbourne, regional Victoria and interstate. Melbourne Pathology is part of the Sonic Healthcare group, which has a number of cytogenetic laboratories in Australia and overseas.

The Cytogenetics Department of Melbourne Pathology is a busy laboratory processing range of specimens using cytogenetic, microarray and FISH techniques.

An opportunity exists for a Scientist to join the Cytogenetics Department in a full-time position (38 hours per week). The successful applicant will be required to participate in occasional weekend and public holiday overtime rosters. The applicant is required to have a science degree with a major in genetics and should be enthusiastic and highly motivated with excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail. Experience in diagnostic Cytogenetics would be an advantage.

This position is planned for immediate start and expected to be for 14 months initially with the possibility for extension.

In addition to addressing the position requirements, please include the following information with your application:

  • Confirmation of your current residency and right to work in Australia
  • The notice period you would require to commence employment
  • The contact details for at least two professional referees

For further information, please contact Amanda Howden or Paige Thomas on (03) 9287 7941.

Applications can be sent via email to MPS-RMS-Cytogenetics@mps.com.au, or via Seek. 
Applications close Wednesday 7 October 2020.