Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Biomedical Science
University Of Queensland
School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Focused Academic Level A + 17% superannuation
Full time, Fixed term for up to 2 years
Closing date 11.00pm AEST 5 September 2022
UQ Careers: R-14349
About This Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to focus their efforts on developing their expertise and emerging research profile in their discipline. This position will be studying the blood-tissue interface at the microcirculatory level in both humans and in a porcine trauma model. Expertise in assay development for glycoproteins of the glycocalyx and optimisation including both ELISA, LCMS and Western Blotting and willingness to learn techniques. The group is also exploring microvesicles production and their role in endothelial activation. The main focus of work is based at St Lucia Campus, but some activity will be at Gatton Campus.
Key responsibilities will include the areas of:
Supervision and HDR Development
Contribute to grant submissions
Service and engagement
This role is subject to The University’s Code of Conduct.
Completion of a PhD in related areas
Drive and enthusiastic engagement in the area of research with originality of thought
An emerging research profile and career goal
Familiarity with specific assay and other laboratory techniques
Evidence of publications in reputed refereed journals and presenting at conferences
Evidence of contributions towards successfully obtaining external research funding
Some experience in meaningful internal service roles and contributions towards external activities
What We Can Offer
This is a Full time, fixed-term position for up to 2 years at Academic Level A.
The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $72,144.35 – $96,530.67 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $84,408.89 – $112,940.88 per annum.
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To discuss this role please contact Professor Mark Midwinter
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Want to Apply?
All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:
Cover letter addressing the ‘About You’ section
Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume’, which is step one of the application form.
About the Selection Process
Interviews will be scheduled and shortlisted candidates will be notified.
To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline or will not be accepted.
Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases. As this position is based in a Queensland Health facility, this may include the COVID-19 vaccination.
Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
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