Research Assistant

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Dec 16, 2021

Job Description:

About the role:

We are seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant to join the research program of Dr Sophie Valkenburg within the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Peter Doherty Institute. The Valkenburg Lab aims to understand broadly reactive immunity from infection and vaccination against influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses through randomised control trials, observational studies and next generation vaccines in animal models. The candidate will benefit from prior research experience in viral immunology, and will play a key role in establishing new methods, supporting staff and student training and management.

About you:

Minimum Qualifications Required, Honours or Masters in Immunology or Virology related field

Skills and Experience required to fulfill the position: tissue culture, mouse handling, molecular techniques, serological assays, cellular assays