Research Fellow in Biomedical Sciences

Monash University

Australia

Research Fellow

Job No.: 603882

Location: The Alfred Centre

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month Fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $69,401 - $94,190 pa Level A (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and motivated postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases at Monash University. The research fellow will join a small team working on the molecular mechanisms of Acute Erythroid Leukaemia, with the ultimate aim of identifying novel therapeutic strategies for this aggressive but poorly understood subtype of Leukaemia. 

The candidate's responsibilities will include the conduct of high-quality research under limited supervision, design and conduct of advanced experimental protocols, involvement in professional activities and attendance at research meetings, production of conference and seminar papers and publication of research data, as well as supervision of students where applicable.

The candidate will have a doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline or a closely related field, or an honours degree in the relevant discipline (haematology, oncology, molecular biology or genetics) or have equivalent qualifications or research experience; or an honours degree or higher qualifications in the relevant discipline and/or progress towards a doctorate in the relevant discipline

The successful candidate will have skills in molecular, genetic and cell-based biological techniques including DNA cloning, gene expression RNA and protein assays, mammalian cell culture and flow-based cytometric analyses. A proficiency in mouse handling and the ability to perform techniques such as IV/IP injection, oral gavage and blood sampling would be highly beneficial, but not essential. Prior experience working with mouse models of leukaemia or other blood disorders would also be beneficial. 

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

Enquiries

Dr Catherine Carmichael, Group Leader. Phone: +61 3 9903 0404

Position Description

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Closing Date

Sunday 15 March 2020, 11:55pm AEDT

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