Position: Cytogenetics Analyst (Scientist)
Position type: Full-time position
Location: Collingwood
Closing date: Friday 26 February 2021

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 a 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) performing cytogenetic analysis. The applicant is required to have a science degree with a major in genetics and should be enthusiastic and highly motivated with excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills.

Experience in diagnostic cytogenetic analysis would be an advantage. A grade 2 position would be considered and will be dependent on experience and qualifications.

The successful applicant will be required to participate in rosters which may include evenings, weekends and public holidays.

This position is for 1 year 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 should be submitted via email to MPS-RMS-Cytogenetics@mps.com.au.

Applications close Friday 26 February 2021.

Only applicants who are successfully selected for the interview will be contacted following application.

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