Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cell Biology (2 Positions Available)

Location
Australia
Posted
Dec 20, 2017
Closes
Feb 11, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time

The Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) is a dynamic multi-disciplinary research institute dedicated to developing technology to alleviate societal problems in the areas of health, energy, manufacturing and environmental sustainability. AIBN brings together the skills of more than 450 world-class researchers complimented by an extensive suite of integrated facilities, working at the intersection of biology, chemistry, engineering and computer modelling. With a reputation for delivering translational science, AIBN conducts research at the forefront of emerging technologies, and has developed strong collaborations with leading members of industry, academia and government. AIBN goes beyond basic research to develop the growth of innovative industries for the benefit of the Queensland and Australian economies.

AIBN is committed to supporting the career growth of female researchers and have a number of initiatives to support females in developing and achieving a fulfilling research career at the institute. For more information, please visit our AIBN Women in Science web site at http://www.aibn.uq.edu.au/women.

 

The roles

There are two Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions available:

Project 1 - Independently drive a research project that employs human pluripotent stem cell derived neuronal cell types to study the link between L1 retrotransposons and neuropathology such as Schizophrenia.

Project 2 - Independently drive a research project that employs human pluripotent stem cell derived neuronal cell types to study the link between DNA double stand breaks and neuropathology in Ataxia-Telangiectasia.

 

The person

Applicants must have a PhD in in the area of molecular and/or stem cell biology. You should have high quality and sustained publication output and an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues. For appointment to Project 1 you will have demonstrated expert knowledge in the area of stem cell culture, neuronal differentiation, high content image analysis, and CRISPR genome editing. Project 2 requires demonstrated expert knowledge in the area of stem cell culture, neuronal differentiation and analysis, optogenetics, fluorescence microscopy and high content image analysis.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Applications are also encouraged from women.

 

Remuneration

These are full-time, fixed term appointments for three (3) years at Research Academic Level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $75,557 - $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $88,401 - $102,416 p.a.).

 

 

 

Enquiries

To discuss these roles, please contact Professor Ernst Wolvetang via email e.wolvetang@uq.edu.au.

To submit an application for these roles, use the Apply button below.

 

Application closing date

Sunday, 11 February 2018 11:55pm E. Australia Standard Time

 

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