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RESEARCH FELLOW IN PROTEIN HOMEOSTASIS AND NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE – UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Level A, Research Focused: $72,083-$97,812 pa plus 9.5% super
Full-time fixed term position: 1 year with possible extension up to 3 years
We are seeking an enthusiastic postdoctoral-level researcher to join our dynamic laboratory to investigate the mechanisms maintaining protein quality control health in normal and disease cell contexts. The project will involve the use of cutting-edge proteomics methodologies and other biochemical approaches developed by our laboratory on cell culture models of disease. The appointee will work on a National Health and Medical Research Council-funded grant largely independently on the topics listed above, as well as collaboratively with others in the research group on related research projects. The position will involve preparing the research outputs into manuscripts and oral presentations and will involve co-supervision of research students. The position is suitable for an individual with strong undergraduate and Honours/MSc degree in biochemistry/cell biology and a PhD in a related discipline (or near completion of PhD). The position is well suited to those seeking to develop skills as an independent researcher, with the host lab and department having a strong emphasis on mentorship and career development.
Applications close 19 February 2020
FEMALE PROFESSOR IN BIOCHEMISTRY AND GENETICS – LA TROBE INSTITUTE FOR MOLECULAR SCIENCE / LA TROBE UNIVERSITY
Work Type: Continuing
Location: Bundoora Campus
This is an exciting opportunity for a well-established researcher seeking to grow and shape a team in an inclusive, innovative and dynamic environment.
The newly created professorial position reflects both the commitment of La Trobe University to gender diversity in leadership and to further build on its achievements in conducting high impact research in Biochemistry and Genetics.
Your strong interpersonal skills will support your success in developing and mentoring within a team that delivers excellence in research and provide academic leadership in the development and teaching of the discipline/program, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will also be a leader and role model, by living the La Trobe University cultural qualities of being connected, innovative, caring and accountable.
Applications close 9 February 2020
JOAN KREFFT PhD SCHOLARSHIP TOP UPS FOR LIVER RESEARCH PROJECTS – CENTENARY INSTITUTE, SYDNEY
Applications are invited from motivated individuals who wish to undertake a PhD in exciting basic research on either liver immunology (Project 1) or liver fibrosis and hepatic cancer (Project 2).
Both projects will be based in the Centenary Institute, a centre of excellence in biomedical research affiliated with the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney located in Camperdown, NSW. Project 1 will be in the Liver Immunology Program and Project 2 will be in the Liver Enzymes in Metabolism and Inflammation Program. Both groups provide an outstanding research environment, including tools, mouse lines, expertise and the quality of PhD student supervision.
Each successful applicant needs to hold a PhD scholarship and will receive a yearly $15,000 Joan Krefft PhD scholarship top up of their scholarship for 3.5 years. The Joan Krefft bequest to the AW Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre also funds project consumables.
A primary degree and research experience.
Project 1: some background and experience in immunology.
Project 2: a demonstrable interest in biochemistry, cell biology or pathology.
Prof Mark Gorrell email@example.com
Phone: (02) 9565 6152
Liver Enzymes in Metabolism and Inflammation Program
Mark Gorrell Webpage
Applications close 28 February 2020