Research Technician, Cancer Therapeutics

Brisbane, Australia
11 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
10 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Biomedical Sciences

The University of Queensland School of Biomedical Sciences is a distinguished centre for teaching and research in the academic disciplines of Anatomy, Developmental Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology. The School has more than 40 full-time research and teaching staff and is one of the largest Schools of its type in Australia. It has links to other prestigious research centres on the St Lucia campus including the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), the Institute of Molecular Bioscience (IMB) and the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN). Our diverse research provides an exciting environment for national and international research fellows and higher degree students. It is concerned with advancing the understanding of how cellular mechanisms contribute to the function of the human body in health and disease. Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at

In addition to its graduate research programs, the School teaches undergraduate students in Science, Medicine, and Health Sciences.

The role

The Cancer Therapeutics Lab headed by Dr. Sherry Wu is interested in developing novel nano-therapeutic methods to overcome immune suppression in ovarian cancer. The primary purpose of this Professional Research position is to provide technical assistance in carrying out projects related to cancer immunology, nanotechnology, and imaging.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications and/or training in a biological or health related discipline. The successful candidates will  understand the goals of the research projects and receive detailed instructions on how to conduct an experiment to achieve these goals. The individual should have the ability to resolve (in consultation with the CI) various technical problems as they emerge.


Download File PD_Research Technician_CancerTheraputics.pdf

Position Description

This is a full-time, fixed term appointment until 31 January 2019 at HEW Level 4. The remuneration package will be in the range $59,429 - $63,305 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the rage $69,532 - $74,064 p.a.).


To discuss this role please contact Dr Sherry Wu at 

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: a Cover letter (including the names of 3 referees), a Resume, and a statement describing your interests and why you would be a good fit for the Cancer Therapeutics Lab. To be considered for the role please submit all 3 documents.

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