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Research Assistant - Crs

Telethon Kids Institute - Perth, WA

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity

The Children's Respiratory Science groups research has an emphasis on mechanisms of respiratory health in children including those that predict and underpin acute viral respiratory infections in children.

The Role

As a research assistant you will have the opportunity to work with other leading researchers from other departments and institutions nationally and internationally. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Plan and undertake research projects in collaboration with supervisor.
  • Writing methods sections and figure generation for publications or conference presentations.
  • Present data at seminars and conferences.
  • Conduct research using laboratory and analytical methods in determining the mechanisms that contribute to the susceptibility of children to acute wheezing illnesses.
  • Participate in working groups and committees
This role is a casual role.

About you

The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:
  • Bachelor (Hons) in Biomedical Science or similar degree.
  • Experience in research methodologies pertaining to the investigation of OM-85.
  • Ability to maintain accurate research records.
  • Experience in a range of laboratory and/or analytical techniques.
  • Excellent time management and an ability to manage conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and work as part of a team.
The successful candidates will be asked to provide a satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement along with a working with children check

Our Culture

Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfil their potential. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills; we embrace all employee differences and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.

In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package including salary packaging of up to $15, 899 and the opportunity to be part of a long-standing organisation.

We offer excellent training and development opportunities and generous staff benefits including flexible working conditions, paid parental leave, social activities and a health and wellbeing program.

How to Apply

If you are passionate about what you do and motivated to succeed, please apply through our career portal with your CV and a cover letter.

Applications will only be accepted through our career portal. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with our online portal, please direct your query to .

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Contact Name: Ingrid Laing

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Closing Date: 07/04/2021 - Telethon Kids reserve the right to hire prior to the closing date.

The Telethon Kids Institute is one of the nation's leading medical research organisations. We are home to a diverse team of more than 750 staff and postgraduate students dedicated to improving child health and development.

Telethon Kids is an independent medical research institute, based within the Perth Children's Hospital at the QEII Medical Centre campus in Nedlands, Western Australia. The Institute's purpose-built facility includes state-of-the-art laboratories, collaborative work spaces, clinical suites and meeting spaces with access to leading-edge technology and research services.

Our research teams are among the world's best and we have strong affiliations with the children's hospital and all the major Western Australian universities.

The Telethon Kids Institute is committed to being champions of gender equity, diversity and inclusivity. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for positions with the Institute to support our aim of improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and families and to continue to build a culturally competent, respectful and safe place to work.

*The successful candidate will be asked to provide a satisfactory National Police Check (obtained within the last 3 months) prior to commencement*

Telethon Kids Institute