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CLOSED: Job: Research Assistant - Molecular Parasitology

November 11, 2010 - 19:31 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

This is an exciting laboratory-based opportunity to work with members and collaborators of Menzies Global Health Division on a variety of molecular aspects of malaria, including drug resistance, parasite genetics and epidemiology.

Employer: Menzies School of Health Research
Website: Menzies

Location: Australia
Expires: 30th November 2010
Duration: 12 Month full time
For information on how to apply for this position and to obtain the Position Description and Selection Criteria please visit or phone +61 (0)8 8943 5080 / 5082

Vacancy closes 30th November 2010

The primary role of this position is to undertake laboratory assays relevant to malaria studies and assist with laboratory maintenance. The successful applicant will have a Bachelor of Science or equivalent, or relevant experience combined with a suitable tertiary qualification. Demonstrated commitment to quality control, abilities to work as part of a team and to undertake laboratory assays with the highest care, skill, rigour and attention to detail are also essential. This position requires travel to Indonesia and other field sites and will require excellent cross-cultural communication skills. Skills in data management and analysis are desirable.

Contact: Dr Jutta Marfurt on +61 (0)8 8922 7918 or

Menzies is a Health Promotion Charity (HPC). HPC salary packaging arrangements can significantly increase your effective salary. Menzies also provides generous superannuation benefits, 6 weeks annual leave, and flexible working arrangements.

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