Grant-Funded Postdoctoral Researcher (A) – South Australian ImmunoGENomics Cancer Institute (SAiGENCI)
The University Of Adelaide
(Level A) $71,401 to $96,007 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation will apply.
Fixed term, full-time positions available for two years.
Exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in the field of Prostate Cancer – (Level A) in the group of Professor Christopher Sweeney at the newly established South Australia immunoGEnomics Cancer Institute (SAiGENCI).
The advertised position is for an enthusiastic and highly motivated postdoctoral research scientist to work in the prostate cancer-focused research group of Professor Christopher Sweeney within the newly established South Australian immunoGENomics Cancer Institute (SAiGENCI) of which Professor Sweeney serves as institute Director. SAiGENCI is housed in the University of Adelaide and supported by all the university infrastructure.
The successful candidate will be responsible of driving all aspects of their own research as well as contributing to team member’s projects. The postdoctoral researcher will also contribute to the supervision of honours and/or postgraduate research projects within the field of the staff member’s area of research. Additionally, they will contribute to the preparation or, where appropriate, individual preparation of research proposal submissions to external funding bodies as well as helping in administrative functions primarily connected with their area of research.
Key Selection Criteria:
A Ph.D. in cell biology, or a related field, with extensive wet lab experience.
Clear record of driving to success their own research demonstrated by an excellent publication record.
Experience in molecular biology (gene knockout, conditional protein depletion, CRISPR editing) and biochemistry techniques and analysis
Demonstrated excellent communication, organisational, and interpersonal skills, the ability to develop creative approaches to experimental design, and thrive both in independent research and while working collaboratively.
Desired skills include: experience in cancer biology research, bioinformatic analysis, hands on in vivo mouse work.
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If you have the talent, we’ll give you the opportunity. Together, let’s make history.
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Applications close 6 weeks from posting
For further information
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Dr. Katherine Morel
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SAiGENCI
P: 8313 7336
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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.