Walter and Eliza Hall Institute to hire research assistants, automation specialist and more

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute is Australia’s oldest biomedical research institute. With 100 years of history, the institute has been responsible for a number of significant clinical discoveries and has great national relevance. Do you want to work at this historical institute? Learn how below.


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Created in 1915, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute operates in a range of research sectors such as Chemical Biology, Bioinformatics, Blood Cells, and Blood Cancer, Epigenetics and Development, Personalised Oncology, Population Health and Immunity, Structural Biology, and many more.


At the institute, it is possible to carry out a postdoctoral program and research students work with renowned mentors, besides of course having access to cutting-edge technology for their studies. For this, the technical team of the institute acts assisting in the identification and development of technological platforms for the varied work carried out by the organization.

For this, it is necessary to have teamwork skills. Industry professionals also have several opportunities for professional development, as the institution is committed to promoting a healthy, vibrant, and inclusive workplace for both staff and students.

If you want to apply for one of the job openings offered by the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, here are some of the benefits you may have in your future position:


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  • Family-friendly meeting times
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunities to develop your skills
  • Parental leave
  • Positive workplace
  • Professional services
  • Salary packaging
  • Social welfare
  • Support of women in science, and more.

According to the official institute website, its teams of researchers have the mission of solving complex health problems, in addition to making transformative discoveries in the field of infectious and immunological diseases, cancer, healthy aging, developmental disorders, among others.

If you’ve identified with the institution’s values, here are some of the opportunities we’ve selected for you at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute below:

Technical Business Analyst

The Technical Business Analyst will have functions related to the functionality and software capability in GenoVic, and for this should be in contact with technicians and system specialists, define technical requirements, develop requirements such as User Stories for software developers to develop solutions in GenoVic, manage the GenoVic Product Backlog, among other functions.

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Scientific content and communication officer

For the position of Director of Scientific Content and Communication at the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance it is necessary to have internal experience in content development and communications that will support the workforce, clinical assessments and also for data projects within a complex and stakeholder-driven work program. Among the main functions of the position is the creation of original content (visual, written, video, and infographic) in order to translate concepts and scientific ideas of high complexity into a range of channels, with the objective of incorporating genomics into the health system.

Bioinformatics Software Developer

The professional will participate in the design, development, and improvement of systems in GenoVic, which may include applications such as pipelines that (post) process secondary analysis data to support clinical genomic test workflows, in addition to the storage and manipulation of genomic data, validation and use of research, development of data models, among other relevant tasks.

In addition to these vacancies, we select other opportunities for you to submit your resume through the job portal and take another step in your career:

  • Research Officer
  • Research Assistant
  • Assistant – WEHI Biologics Nanobody
  • Bioinformatics Research Officer (Mathematical Biologist)
  • Program Coordinator
  • Automation Specialist (Research Assistant)
  • Senior Animal Technician/Team Leader
  • Alumni Relations Coordinator
  • Payroll/HCM Lead, ERP Project

To access these and other vacancies at the institution, visit the job portal and search for The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Once on the site, you will see all the information available about the vacancies open at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Good luck!

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