Post-doctoral Research Fellow

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 23, 2021

Job Description:

Salary: Level A $95,179 - $102,163 p.a. (pro-rata) or Level B $107,547 - $127,707 p.a. (pro rata), dependant on experience and qualifications

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is responsible for teaching Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatal Paediatrics, to MD medical students. The Vision of the Department is to be an internationally recognised centre of excellence for academic Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatal Paediatrics, and its Mission is to provide a high quality academic service across a broad range of clinical, educational and research activities within its associated teaching hospitals, and especially at its major centres, the Royal Women's Hospital and the Mercy Hospital for Women.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has a strong research base with a history of significant competitive grant funding success from external, peer reviewed, grant awarding bodies.

About the Role

As a member of the MRFF funded Endometriosis Discovery, Innovation and Therapeutics research and clinical team, the successful applicant is expected to contribute to independent and team-based research aiming to make a major impact in diagnosing and treating endometriosis. You will be working closely with a large multi-disciplinary team including research fellow, research assistants, nurses, clinicians and students.

In a typical week at work, you may:

About You

We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow with a research background in biomarker discovery utilising proteomics/metabolomics, somatic mutations, and molecular/cell biology. Experience in statistics and various bioinformatics platforms is desirable.

Ideally, you will further have:

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check and National Police Clearance.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role.

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