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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE/FELLOW, GENE REGULATION – CENTRE FOR CANCER BIOLOGY, ADELAIDE
The Gene Regulation Section at the Centre for Cancer Biology in Adelaide has two new positions for motivated researchers with experience in molecular and cellular biology.
The Gene Regulation Section conducts research into transcriptional and post-transcriptional mechanisms of regulation involved in cancer metastasis. Current projects include using molecular and cell biology techniques and mouse cancer models to investigate the role of microRNAs and splicing factors in the regulation of cancer progression.
Research Associate/Research Fellow: Gene Regulation in Cancer Laboratory (Research Level ARAS/BRF)
Research Associate/Research Fellow: Gene Regulation Networks Laboratory (Research Level ARAS/BRF)
Closing Date 21 April 2019
RESEARCH OFFICER AND/OR FELLOW IN CELL/CANCER BIOLOGY – LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, BUNDOORA CAMPUS
Full-time, fixed term contract for 12 months with the possibility to extend up to two years
We are looking for two highly motivated postdoctoral researchers to join our team and develop projects in the laboratory relating to cell/cancer biology and extracellular vesicles. The key aspects to be fulfilled are undertaking original experimental research, aiding researchers and students in their research experiments, assisting with writing manuscripts and reports, and general running of the laboratory. You will join a highly motivated and skilled team in a well-equipped laboratory with access to world class facilities within the institute.
Laboratory Professor Suresh Mathivanan
Closing Date 28 April 2019
RESEARCH FELLOW, PROTECTIVE AND ABERRANT IMMUNITY – MONASH UNIVERSITY, CLAYTON, MELBOURNE
Professor Jamie Rossjohn FAA FAHMS FLSW FMedSci, ARC Australian Laureate Fellow & Head, Infection and Immunity Program, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, seeks talented postdoctoral researchers to join his research group to work in the area of protective and aberrant T cell immunity.
A Level A research-only academic is expected to contribute towards the research effort of the university and to develop her/his research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects relevant to the particular field of research.
A Level B research-only academic is expected to carry out independent and/or team research within the field in which he/she is appointed and to carry out activities to develop her/his research expertise relevant to the particular field of research.
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Closing Date 30 April 2019
ELECTRON MICROSCOPIST – LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, BUNDOORA CAMPUS
Full-time, fixed term contract for three years
This position will provide high level expert training for staff and students, and technical support on sample preparation techniques and electron microscopy, for research groups across the University. You will be responsible for managing the electron microscopy capability and be proficient working with material from a range of species from viruses, bacteria, fungi, plants and animals.
Closing Date 5 May 2019
ADRIENNE CLARKE CHAIR OF BOTANY – UNIVERSITY OR MELBOURNE
The University of Melbourne seeks a Professorial appointee in the area of plant science for the Adrienne Clarke Chair of Botany. The Chair honours distinguished plant scientist Laureate Professor Adrienne Clarke AC FAA FTSE and is supported by a University Trust established with funds from The University of Melbourne Botany Foundation. The position sits within the School of BioSciences in the Faculty of Science. We’re looking for an internationally outstanding plant scientist to provide academic leadership and contribute to the School’s strategic mission and governance, plus undertake teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Closing Date 12 May 2019
PhD SCHOLARSHIPS IN GRAPE AND/OR WINE RESEARCH
Generous postgraduate research opportunities are currently available to join the Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production.
Applications will remain open until all projects are filled
Location: positions will be based at either the School of Agriculture, Food & Wine at the University of Adelaide (UA, Waite campus, SA) or The National Wine and Grape Industry Centre at Charles Sturt University (CSU, Wagga Wagga, NSW).
These projects offer a unique opportunity to work on industry-linked projects with leading grape and wine researchers and wine industry partners. All projects include an industry placement component. Available projects span the grape and wine production chain:
- Inter-vine signalling via plant volatiles (UA)
- Genetic basis of salt exclusion in grapevine (UA)
- Rapid assessment of grapes prior to harvest to quantify fungal off-flavours and product composition (CSU)
- Alternatives to sulfur dioxide for controlling Brettanomyces spoilage in wine (UA)
- The impact of light on oxidative and reductive aging of wine (CSU)
- Defining and exploiting the indigenous microflora of grapes (UA)
- Efficient red winemaking by monitoring extraction and evolution of colour and polyphenols (UA)
- Efficient red winemaking by monitoring extraction and evolution of colour and polyphenols (UA – Masters position)
- Membrane filtration technologies for efficient wine processing and recovery of valuable extracts (UA)
Information on available projects can be found on the join us page of the ARC TC-IWP website along with eligibility, stipend and application information. We encourage anyone interested in specific project(s) to get in touch with the listed project supervisor to express your interest and discuss the project in more detail before applying.
Applications are open to suitably qualified Australian domestic and international students. Successful applicants will receive an indicative stipend of $32,302 per annum as set by the ARC for three years (PhD) or two years (MPhil) as well as generous project operating funds.
The ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production is funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council (IC170100008) with additional support from Wine Australia and industry partners.
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ASSOCIATE MEDICAL WRITER (1 POSITION)
Envision Pharma Group
Do you hold a life science PhD? Do you have a passion for writing? If so, a career as a Medical Writer at Envision Pharma Group could be the perfect opportunity for you.
Working with the wider Scientific and Creative Solutions team, you will deliver medical communications projects to our pharmaceutical clients across the globe. Although some previous experience in medical writing or editing will be an advantage, as an Associate Medical Writer you will benefit from extensive training and mentoring delivered by industry-leading experts.
Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Develop a detailed knowledge of the therapy areas you work on
- Support the creation and delivery of content across medical communications projects
- Write scientifically accurate content to meet client briefs
- Support the preparation of, and participate in, client meetings
- Work with the Client Solutions team to meet project deadlines.
Skills and Requirements
- PhD in a life science discipline
- A keen eye for detail across scientific content and editorial standards
- Demonstrable passion for writing
- Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas
- Ability to manage own workload across multiple projects.
About Envision Pharma Group
We are a global leader in medical communications, with an international portfolio of pharmaceutical and biotechnology company clients that we support from our offices in the UK, US, and the Asia-Pacific region. We have an enviable reputation in our field and a heritage founded on continual innovation and leadership in best practice.
What is it Like Working for the Envision Pharma Group?
Envision Pharma Group is committed to developing and supporting team members, enabling them to excel in their roles, and to maintaining a culture that encourages development, as well as recognising and rewarding achievements. We are a dynamic and rewarding company to work for, offering excellent benefits and a friendly, supportive and vibrant work environment.
Send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you believe you can contribute to our continued success, to opportunities-UK@envisionpharmagroup.com or, alternatively, visit http://www.envisionpharmagroup.com to find out more.