Senior Scientist

Last updated 8 days ago
Location:Parkville
Job Type:Full Time

About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~27,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma, one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL’s therapies. Seqirus is one of the largest influenza vaccine companies in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Job Description

Located in Parkville (Australia) and part of the R&D Technical Development team, this is a full time permanent position. The successful candidate will be part of the team that provides a high level of scientific expertise in immunology and virology to support innovation within this department. The role of Senior Scientist requires the capability to plan, perform, evaluating and reporting scientific experiments in line with departmental objectives. You will also be expected to provide scientific leadership and contribute to team activities as required. Additional responsibilities include supporting the maintenance of facilities, systems and equipment used by the Technical Development group to ensure compliance, and the provision of scientific guidance and training less experienced scientists.

To be successful in this role you will have

  • in-depth conceptual and practical expertise in the areas of (but not limited to) immunology, virology and molecular biology
  • Extensive experience in cell culture and virology
  • Experience in bioinformatics, assay development or molecular analytical tools is desirable
  • highly developed analytical and lab skill set with experience in a wide range of virological and immunological techniques.

You will use your strong writing skills and attention to detail to deliver clear and concise reports to your internal customers to enable them to achieve the required business outcomes. You are a team player with excellent time management skills enabling you to prioritise and cope well under pressure to meet the required timelines.

A graduate degree in biological sciences or related discipline, with laboratory experience is required. A MSc/PhD and relevant industry experience is favourable. You will have a thorough understanding of the requirements for GxP, OGTR and DAWE.

If you are looking to develop your skills and shape the health of Australians, please apply.

Applications must address the selection criteria above and include a current CV, covering letter and reference number R-123675

Applications will close on Thursday 29th October 2020

CSL advises that screening including; criminal history, medical assessment, confirmation of experience, stated qualifications and other relevant checks form a part of the candidate suitability evaluation process. Where applicable, this applies to current CSL employees. CSL employees must notify their current manager when selected for interview for any advertised internal vacancies.