Medical Science

Example Job Adverts

Please find below some recent job advertisements sourced by the Careers and Employer Liaison Centre (CELC). 

It should be noted that this is not an exhaustive list, but is merely meant to demonstrate the employment opportunities available to graduates of this discipline.

Department of Health (Central Adelaide Local Health Network - Chemical Pathology - SA Pathology FMC), Medical Scientist

Duties: The Medical Scientist will process routine biological specimens, prepare reagents, maintain equipment and assess quality control data in a specialised chemical pathology laboratory. The incumbent will be responsible for performing both routine and more complex tests and will participate in the Directorate trainee scientist program. Participation in an after-hours service, general laboratory services, the quality management of the laboratory and continuing staff education will be expected.

Essential Minimum Qualifications: B.Sc., B.App.Sc (Medical Laboratory Science), B Health Sc or equivalent.


Pharmacists / Science Graduates, Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd

Baxter Healthcare is a market leader in the healthcare industry, and is focused on making a meaningful difference in patients’ lives. We make some of the most medically necessary healthcare products and therapies such as intravenous fluids and medication, dialysis, biopharmaceuticals, vaccines and anaesthetics that save and sustain lives. Our Compounding Centre produces aseptically compounded pharmaceutical products including total parenteral nutrition, cytotoxics, narcotics, antibiotics and clinical trial medication.

Our Pharmacy Division has grown rapidly and to facilitate this growth, two opportunities have become available for Pharmacists/Science Graduates to join our Kurralta Park facility. This is an exciting opportunity to explore the path that is right for you and work with talented and driven people with a diverse skill set and background.  You will be part of a team responsible for safe, effective and efficient preparation of pharmaceutical products. Key areas of responsibilities include preparation of chemotherapy, parenteral nutrition and other aseptically prepared products. This interesting & varied role involves supervising production, coordinating workflow and checking and releasing product orders.  You will have a tertiary qualification in either, Pharmacy, Science or BioMedical Sciences. Previous experience in aseptic compounding &/or manufacturing to the code of GMP would be highly regarded however not essential.