Assistant Research Fellow - Pathology

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: Permanent

Assistant Research Fellow - Pathology-1901111



Who we are

The Dunedin School of Medicine's Department of Pathology is a major teaching department for the Health Sciences Division at the University of Otago, including those in the Medicine and Medical Laboratory Science programmes. Our department houses several internationally recognised research groups and is involved in the supervision of postgraduate research students.

The Role

As an Assistant Research Fellow based within our Department you will provide a high standard of research and technical support through completion of experiments.

Key tasks include:
• Growing and manipulate immortalised mammalian cell lines in culture.
• Perform in situ staining.
• Preparing samples for in vitro analyses.
• Co-ordinating procedures for receiving, tracking and storing patient samples.

Your Skills and Experience

• BSc or MSc in Genetics, Biochemistry or a related discipline.
• Experience in mammalian cell culture, basic sterile technique and genomic DNA extraction from mammalian cells.
• Experience with immunohistochemistry or related in situ technique.
• Organised, methodical, with excellent attention to detail.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Be ready to collaborate with others to achieve satisfactory results.

Further Details

This is a part-time (0.8FTE), fixed term position for one year and is available immediately.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Tania Slatter, via the contact details below.


To submit your application (including cover letter and CV) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1901111 will close on Tuesday, 4 June 2019.


Additional Information

Note: As a part-time position, the salary range for this role will be the pro-rata equivalent of the annual full-time salary range listed.

Contact: Dr Tania Slatter

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Employment Status
 Fixed Term Part-time
Salary Level and Range
 Assistant Research Fellow ($48,821 to $68,515)
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