• Permanent/Continuing, full-time appointment
• Level B: $109,321- $126,251 + 17% Superannuation OR
• Level C: $132,789 - $149,762 + 17% Superannuation

The Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health (SMAH) comprises of the Schools of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience; Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences; Medical, Indigenous and Health Sciences; Nursing; and the Graduate School of Medicine. With such a diverse science and health focus, SMAH is positioned to be a major force in connected and science-embedded education and translational science, medical and health research in Australia. Empowered by first-class teaching, driven by active research, and committed to advancing equity, diversity and reconciliation, this Faculty combines the very best of science, with strong capacity for translation to our global communities’ needs and aspirations. 

The School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience (SCMB) teaches and conducts research in Biomedical Sciences including Biochemistry, Molecular Biophysics, Microbiology and Cell and Molecular Biology, and all disciplines of Chemistry. SCMB staff have global research connections providing multi-faceted opportunities for knowledge growth and development.

We are seeking a highly motivated and successful individual to conduct independent, high-quality research and teaching primarily in the area of Structural Biology, in particular cryo-electron microscopy, as it relates to the fields of Protein Biochemistry, Molecular Biophysics, and/or Cell and Molecular Biology. Opportunities exist for considerable synergy with institutional initiatives including antibiotic resistance, chromosome biology, neuroscience, and cancer research.  

The successful candidate will have will have completed a PhD with Postdoctoral (or equivalent) experience and expertise in Structural Biology, and in particular single-particle cryo-electron microscopy, or cryo-tomography, as it relates to the fields of Protein Biochemistry, Molecular Biophysics, and/or Cell and Molecular Biology. Your ability and willingness to supervise Honours, Masters and/or PhD candidates, pursue an active research program with external funding, and contribute to School and Faculty governance and administration is essential. 

In addition, your aptitude to develop a vibrant research program that capitalises on the world-class infrastructure at the University of Wollongong, which includes the cryo-electron microscopy facility and single-molecule fluorescence microscopy will be highly regarded. 

The successful candidate will be appointed at Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the application process clearly outlining which level you are applying. 

For further information about this position, please contact Professor Martina Sanderson-Smith, Acting Head, School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience via email martina@uow.edu.au  

Closing Date: Thursday 18 April 2024, 11:59 PM

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