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Current vacancies

Research Assistant - Mackay Group

The Mackay Group is currently seeking a Research Assistant. You will be assisting with research on a project aimed at understanding the development, maintenance and regulation of T cells for developing novel immunotherapeutic strategies. You will work directly with a post-doctoral scientist to undertake molecular and cell biology experiments. Your primary responsibilities will include general lab maintenance and organisational duties, designing and performing experiments, data analysis as well as management of experimental methodology and results. (More)

The deadline for applications is Thursday, 23 September.

Senior Project Officer - Kent Group

Professor Kent and colleagues at the University of Melbourne are developed an improved COVID-19 vaccine to combat the Delta strain. With funding from the Australian Government, we are seeking a motivated Senior Project Officer to help coordinate, manage and implement the project. This includes pre-clinical studies and manufacture of the vaccine with a range of partners. (More)

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, 28 September.

Project Officer - Hepatitis B Community Perspective Project

Are you passionate about hepatitis B? The Doherty Institute is accepting Expressions of Interest for a paid Project Officer (contractor) opportunity to develop and deliver a forum codesigned with people living with hepatitis B to shape and inform research, policy and practice. The Project Officer (Hepatitis B Community Perspective Project) is a Melbourne-based role that requires approximately eight hours per fortnight for a period of seven months. People with lived experience of hepatitis B and/or from communities affected by hepatitis B are encouraged to apply. Contact Nafisa Yussf with any enquiries. (More)

The deadline for expressions interest is Wednesday, 29 September.

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