Research Officer - Jenkins Laboratory

Research Officer - Jenkins Laboratory

Application closing date: 
Fri, 08/03/2019 - 5:30pm
The laboratory focuses on the generation of chimeric antigen receptor T cells for immunotherapy for brain cancer.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills with proven skills in T-cell biology and a strong interest in cell-based cancer immunotherapies.


The Position

The position will involve combining expertise in immunology, molecular biology, immune receptor structure/function and T-cell biology with flow cytometry.

Key responsibilities will include: tissue culture, flow cytometry, ex-vivo genetic modification of primary T-cells, functional analysis using standard immunological assays, testing of new immunotherapies in mouse tumour models and performing routine laboratory tasks.

The position is available for a period of one year in the first instance, with renewal dependent on performance. Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.

A position description is available.

General enquiries can be directed to Dr Misty Jenkins –


How to apply

Please email your application including cover letter, CV and a letter addressing the key selection criteria in pdf format to quoting reference WEHI/MJJC in the subject line.


Application closing date:  8 March 2019