Outsmart Cancer with Us!

Join Our Dynamic Research Team!

Make a real difference in the fight against cancer.

The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) is searching for a passionate and skilled Research Assistant to join our vibrant team. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside leading local, national, and international researchers and clinicians, contributing to groundbreaking cancer treatments that improve lives.

Here’s why you’ll love this role:

  • Be part of something bigger: Contribute to cutting-edge research aimed at defeating cancer.
  • Work in a collaborative environment: Learn and grow alongside a supportive and diverse team.
  • Shape your schedule: Enjoy a hybrid, flexible work model that fits your needs.
  • Boost your career: Gain valuable experience and access generous professional development opportunities.
  • Receive excellent benefits: Enjoy a competitive salary with salary packaging up to $18,550 and 5 extra paid Institute Days off per year.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform critical research experiments, supporting various lab projects.
  • Assist with day-to-day lab operations to ensure smooth functioning.
  • Analyze data, prepare reports, and contribute to publications.
  • Maintain essential lab protocols and databases.
  • And much more!

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A Bachelor of Science (Honours) and 3+ years of research assistant experience.
  • Experience in processing human samples, running antibody panels, and cell culture.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • A passion for research and a dedication to making a difference.

Ready to join the fight against cancer?

Apply now and take the next step in your rewarding career!

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Please forward your completed application, quoting reference number ONJCRI-110/2024 to Andreas Behren, Tumour Immunology Laboratory Head, at jobs@onjcri.org.au, with the following information:

  • Your cover letter, stating why you would be a good fit for the role;
  • Your CV;
  • 3 referee details (referees will only be contacted after interview.)

Don’t forget to mention:

  • Why you’re passionate about cancer research.
  • What makes you a great fit for our team.
  • How you can contribute to our mission.

The Institute is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and workforce and we strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.