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  • Research Support Officer

    We currently have an opportunity for a Research Support Officer to join our team on a full-time 1 year fixed term basis with strong potential to extend. This position assists the Scientific Services Manager in various aspects of the management of laboratories within CCIA. This includes but is not limited to the support of all researchers through a strong focus on Procurement, Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) and OGTR (Office of the Gene Technology Regulator) compliance and inductions/training.

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  • Laboratory Operations Coordinator, Personalised Medicine

    We have a unique opportunity for a Laboratory Operations Coordinator to join our Zero Childhood Cancer (ZCC) team on a fixed term contract ending 31 December 2018 with great potential of extension. This is an excellent role for someone who has a friendly and outgoing personality who can work with people openly across all components of an organisation. Critical to the role is experience in genetics / genomics service delivery, a clinically orientated and organised approach with an ability to act as a liaison between CCI and its ZCC collaborating partner institutions including the Lion's Kid's Cancer Genome Project in partnership with the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

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  • Research Officer - Molecular Biology (Personalised Medicine)

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Molecular Biologist to join our Zero Childhood Cancer Personalised Medicine Program team on a full-time fixed-term contract ending 31 December 2018 with good prospects of extension.

    The Zero Childhood Cancer (ZCC) program is a globally-leading initiative: a personalised medicine program that will offer personalised treatment to children in Australia with a less than 30% expected survival rate, aiming to improve survival and reduce long term side effects by identifying and recommending novel and targeted therapeutics to children with the most aggressive forms of cancer.

    The Program will generate a large amount of complex genomic, in vitro and in vivo drug response modelling data that requires skilled interpretation and validation. This position will work closely with the Zero Childhood Cancer Preclinical Drug Testing Core and perform advanced cell and molecular biology techniques to validate molecular targets identified through the Zero Childhood Cancer Program.

    You will be responsible for validation of novel targets and mechanisms of potential therapeutic value. The successful candidate will be expected to provide experimental and intellectual input across a range of drug discovery and target validation projects.

    This role will suit a friendly and outgoing personality who can work with people openly across all components of an organisation. You must be highly organised, self-motivated and flexible, with an eye for detail and an appreciation for the clinical imperative

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  • Research Assistant/ Animal Technician (Experimental Therapeutics)

    We have an excellent opportunity for a Research Assistant/Animal Technician to join the Experimental Therapeutics team on a Full-time fixed-term contract ending 31 December 2018 with potential to extend. This is a great role for someone who is able to undertake a variety of in vivo experimental therapeutics experiments, to investigate potential treatments for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.

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  • Research Officer (Molecular Carcinogenesis)

    We currently have an opportunity for a dedicated Post-Doctoral Research Officer to join our Molecular Carcinogenesis team on a full-time fixed term 1 year contract with good potential of extension. The position will study the mechanisms of cancer initiation and progression, and to develop more effective treatments and prevention strategies for childhood cancer. This role will characterise a number of novel small molecule compounds that overcome oncogene-initiated cell-death resistance. This role will also play a part in developing targeted combination therapies for neuroblastoma and leukaemia treatment.

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  • Research Assistant (Personalised Medicine)

    We have 1 more RA role left to fill for Personalised medicine. This is an exciting opportunity for a Research Assistant to join our team on a full-time fixed term contract ending 31 December 2018 with potential to extend. This role is a key support position for the work performed by the Zero Childhood Cancer Personalised Medicine Program. The Research Assistant will take particular responsibility for the development, expansion and validation of in vitro cultures and patient-derived xenografts (PDX) using primary patient samples, which will support the advancement of the in vitro drug screening and in vivo drug efficacy testing pipelines in the program.

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  • Head of Individual Giving

    The Head of Individual Giving is a senior management role that provides strategic leadership to the Individual Giving Team and its activities, including the development and implementation of an Individual Giving Strategy that achieves positive income growth and a broadening of the donor base. A significant track record at a senior level, in both strategic planning and management of the full suite of fundraising programs including major giving, regular giving, bequests and stewardship, will ensure success in the role.

    To apply for this position please contact Deann Stevens, Business Support Administrator, Australia Office, Richmond Associates, on +61 2 8218 2185 or at dstevens@richmond-associates.com

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  • Major Giving Executive

    The Major Giving Executive will be responsible for helping to achieve the Institute’s ambitious Zero Childhood Cancer Campaign fundraising target of $12m by 2019, in collaboration with partner organisations Kids Cancer Centre and the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation, and agency XPonential Philanthropy. He/she will also be responsible for growing the Institute’s own donor pool, particularly those at the mid-value level. Experience in major gift fundraising coupled with exceptional relationship management skills and robust communication skills are essential.

    To apply for this position please contact Deann Stevens, Business Support Administrator, Australia Office, Richmond Associates, on +61 2 8218 2185 or at dstevens@richmond-associates.com

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  • Senior Research Assistant (MC)

    We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Research Assistant to join our team on a full-time fixed term basis initially ending on 31 December 2017 with potential to extend. This is a great role for someone who enjoys exploring mechanisms of tumourigenesis in paediatric cancer neuroblastoma. You will use transgenic mouse and patient derived xenograft models to analyse the roles of potential oncogenes in neuroblastoma initiation and progression as strategies to uncover novel drivers of the diseases. Moreover, the mechanistic insights from this work will be used to explore novel therapeutic targeting opportunities using in vitro and in vivo models of neuroblastoma. Techniques including single cell sequencing, molecular biology, cellular biology and animal experimentation will be used.

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  • Research Assistant/ Animal Technician (CSCB)

    An opportunity exists for a Research Assistant/ Animal Technician to join our Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Group. This role will undertake a variety of cellular and molecular biological experiments, as well as in vivo experiments, to understand the biology of blood stem cells.

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