Current vacancies

We have 2 current vacancies. 

ALLERGY AND PARASITIC DISEASES GROUP RESEARCH OFFICER, and

TECHNICAL CLEANER

 

ALLERGY AND PARASITIC DISEASES GROUP RESEARCH OFFICER

Applications are invited for a full-time position of Research Officer in the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research for an immediate start.  This is a fixed term appointment for one year from commencement.

The successful applicant will work on a range of parasite and allergic disease models. Experience with immunology research, including experience with flow cytometry, PCR and working with in vivo models would be an advantage. The candidate will undertake and support the programmes of research, together with routine duties such as record keeping, data analysis and general lab support.

Candidates should hold a suitable qualification in the biological sciences (e.g. BSc(Hons), BMedSci) and/or have proven laboratory experience. A full job description is available upon request.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications, including a covering letter with current curriculum vitae, research experience and the names of 3 referees from whom confidential reports can be obtained, should be forwarded to the Admin & HR Officer, Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, PO Box 7060, Wellington 6242 or by email to: vacancies@malaghan.org.nz, to be received no later than 5pm, Thursday 10 September 2015.

APPLICATION IS ONLY OPEN TO NZ CITIZENS OR HOLDERS OF NEW ZEALAND PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR A CURRENT WORK PERMIT.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Employee agrees to the terms and conditions of this Position Description which sets out the principal duties and responsibilities.  It is not intended to be comprehensive and cover all activities.  The Employee and the Employer agree that this position description shall be read in conjunction with and be deemed to be part of the attached Employment Agreement.

EMPLOYER:Malaghan Institute of Medical Research

POSITION: Research Officer – Allergy & Parasitic Diseases Programme

POSITION REPORTS TO: Research Manager for the Programme

DUTIES:

To undertake research and associated activities in a responsible and productive manner within the framework of the Project Grant and the Malaghan Institute as determined by the Research Manager or Programme Leader.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.       To organise, undertake and perform research within the delegated field of research.   

2.       To acquire, develop and utilize scientific expertise in the fields of immunology, cell biology, and molecular biology, sharing this expertise with junior staff.  

3.       To maintain a familiarity with developments in the field of research.     

4.       To comply with regulatory and safety frameworks and policies, and maintain a safe and clean working environment.       

5.       To maintain accurate records and report orally and in writing on the progress of the research as required.

6.       To assist in the preparation or results for publication and presentation.   

7.       To undertake other duties in the interests of science and the Malaghan Institute as directed by the Research Manager or Programme Leader.

 

 

TECHNICAL CLEANER

Applications are called for immediate start for a permanent position of Technical Cleaner within the Biomedical Research Unit of the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research.

This position reports directly to the BRU Manager and duties will include assisting with cleaning of cages, equipment and rooms within the Facility.  An ability to work effectively unsupervised and to work well within a small team is preferred.  The successful applicant will be working directly and frequently with machinery so will be required to be physically fit and healthy.  The base salary will be in the region of $35,000-$39,000 per annum.  A job description is available by contacting 04 499 6914 or email:  vacancies@malaghan.org.nz

Applications, including a current CV, experience and names of three referees from whom confidential reports can be obtained, should be forwarded by email to vacancies@malaghan.org.nz or by post to The HR & Admin Officer Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, PO Box 7060, Wellington South, by 12noon, Wednesday 9 September 2015

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN ONLY TO NEW ZEALAND CITIZENS OR HOLDERS OF NEW ZEALAND PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR A CURRENT WORK VISA.

 

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