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  • Technology Services Helpdesk Analyst

    We have an excellent opportunity for a Technology Helpdesk Analyst to join our team on a full-time 12 month contract. This role will provide service desk, desktop and systems support to Institute staff through the Service Desk, and assisting in the administration of the information systems of the Institute. In addition, this role will assist in the development, implementation and ongoing improvement of supporting processes and procedures.

    We are strongly committed to the growth of our employees so all staff can fulfil their aspirations. You’ll be rewarded with a friendly and professional work environment, comprehensive on-campus facilities, competitive salary, salary packaging options and regular social activities.

    Join a group of dedicated people in a performance-driven environment to achieve success and discover what it’s like to look forward to coming to work every day and making a real difference in our mission to save the lives of all children with cancer! It’s not if. It’s when. We’re looking for people who share our values of accountability, integrity and camaraderie, teamwork, sharing and excellence, success and satisfaction.

    A detailed job description can be found below. We embrace diversity here at The Institute and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and culture.
    Note: Applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date; which is dependent on the status of the recruitment process and is subject to change. Please do not contact our line managers directly.

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  • Research Grants & Contract Manager

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Grants & Contract Manager to join our team on a full-time permanent basis. This role is critical to the management and growth of the institute's research enterprise. The successful applicant will be accountable for management of strategic and operational issues related to research activities at the Institute including grant funding, contracts management, intellectual property and ethics, with the aim of maximising funding opportunities and success, as well as ensuring compliance with relevant guidelines and regulations. The position will establish and maintain a current and accurate information resource for the Institute as well as developing and monitoring an evaluation framework for research performance at the Institute.

    We are strongly committed to the growth of our employees so all staff can fulfil their aspirations. You’ll be rewarded with a friendly and professional work environment, comprehensive on-campus facilities, competitive salary, salary packaging options and regular social activities.

    Join a group of dedicated people in a performance-driven environment to achieve success and discover what it’s like to look forward to coming to work every day and making a real difference in our mission to save the lives of all children with cancer! It’s not if. It’s when. We’re looking for people who share our values of accountability, integrity and camaraderie, teamwork, sharing and excellence, success and satisfaction.

    A detailed job description can be found below. We embrace diversity here at The Institute and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and culture.
    Note: Applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date; which is dependent on the status of the recruitment process and is subject to change. Please do not contact our line managers directly.

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  • Research Assistant (HM)

    We currently have an opportunity for a Research Assistant to join our Histone Modification team on a full-time 1 year fixed term basis with potential to extend. The Research Assistant will participate in research projects aiming to understand the mechanisms of neuroblastoma initiation and progression as well as to develop more efficacious treatments for neuroblastoma. The research assistant will carry out a variety of in vitro and in vivo experiments to support the senior scientists.

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  • Animal Technician

    We have an exciting opportunity for an Animal Technician to join our Scientific Services team on a full-time basis. This position is a key research support position within the Scientific Services team, responsible for the day to day support and operations of all animal facility programs.

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  • Tumour Bank Coordinator (Maternity Leave Cover)

    We currently have an opportunity for a Tumour Bank Coordinator to join our Scientific Services team on a maternity leave cover contract. The Coordinator provides day to day management of CCI's relationship with hospitals around Australia and New Zealand, internal CCI researchers as well as our key partnering hospitals- Sydney Children's Hospital and the Children's Hospital Westmead. This position coordinates all of the specimen reception for the institute to instruct and advise other technical staff for processing of samples and ultimately support the research division to the highest standard. The Tumour Bank Coordinator is also responsible for maintaining the Research cold storage archive, supervision of Dangerous and Hazardous Goods shipping and the CCI Cell Line Master Bank.

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  • Research Assistant (CSCB)

    An opportunity exists for a Research Assistant 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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  • 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 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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    For more information about this role please visit the Richmond Associates website