Laboratory Technician - Cytogenetics

Apply before 2018-06-25
Position Type: Full Time
Location: Collingwood

Melbourne Pathology is one of Victoria's largest diagnostic pathology laboratories, committed to providing high quality health care throughout metropolitan Melbourne, regional Victoria and interstate. Melbourne Pathology is part of the Sonic Healthcare group, which has a number of cytogenetic laboratories in Australia and overseas.

The Cytogenetics Department of Melbourne Pathology is a busy laboratory processing range of specimens using cytogenetic, microarray and FISH techniques.

An opportunity exists for a laboratory technician to join the Cytogenetics Department in a full time (38 hours per week) position for immediate start. The successful applicant will be required to participate in weekend and public holiday overtime rosters. This position will be a one year contract position initially with the possibility of renewal. 

The applicant is required to have a Diploma of Applied Science or equivalent and should be enthusiastic and highly motivated. Laboratory experience in Cytogenetics or another diagnostic laboratory is not essential but would be an advantage. In particular, experience in animal tissue culture would be highly valued.

In addition to addressing the position requirements, please include the following information:
- Confirmation of your current residency and right to work in Australia
- The notice period required to commence employment
- The contact details for at least two professional referees.

For further information please contact Amanda Howden on (03) 9287 7941.

Applications can be sent via the link below, or by email to, or in writing to:

Amanda Howden
Melbourne Pathology
Cytogenetics Dept
Private Bag 5
Collingwood 3066

Applications close Monday 25 June.

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Position Name: Laboratory Technician - Cytogenetics
Position Type: Full Time

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