Postdoctoral Associate at University of Sydney, Australia

Melbourne Research Fellowships in University of Melbourne, Australia

Postdoctoral Associate at University of Sydney: Join the School of Life and Environmental Sciences (SOLES) at the University of Sydney as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Stem Cell Biology. This full-time, 12-month fixed-term position, with the possibility of extension, offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to world-leading research on the immunomodulatory function of mesenchymal stem cells in response to extracellular matrix proteins.

Designation: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research Area: Stem Cell Biology

Location: Charles Perkins Centre, Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney, Australia


  • PhD (or near completion) in cell biology, molecular biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, or a related area
  • Strong track record of publishing research in high-impact journals
  • Proficiency in laboratory techniques, including mammalian cell culture, isolation, and characterization of immune cells, T cell activation, quantitative RT-PCR, Western blotting, ELISA, fluorescence and confocal imaging, flow cytometry
  • Proficiency or willingness to learn immunohistochemistry, transcriptomic and proteomic analyses, including single-cell techniques
  • Ability to drive and conduct research/scholarly activities independently
  • Strong collaboration skills and a willingness to work in multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience in, or willingness to train research students
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.

Job Description: As a Postdoctoral Research Associate, you will undertake research on stem cell and extracellular matrix protein interactions, with a focus on immune cell regulation. Responsibilities include driving original research, contributing to papers and conference presentations, participating in project meetings, and supporting the training and supervision of students. Additionally, you will assist in general laboratory operations, including managing inventories and addressing WHS requirements.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit their application, including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation, via the Apply button at the top of the page. For University employees or contingent workers, login to your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard to apply.

For inquiries or support in filling out the application, please contact Kevin Lim at

Last Date for Apply: Sunday 14 January 2024, 11:59 PM

Table: Position Details

PositionPostdoctoral Research Associate
Time TypeFull time
Duration12-month fixed term, with possibility of extension
LocationCharles Perkins Centre, Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney, Australia
Base SalaryLevel A $101,507 – $112,462 p.a. + 17% superannuation

Table: Application Details

Application MethodApply button at the top of the page
Application DeadlineSunday 14 January 2024, 11:59 PM
Contact for AssistanceKevin Lim,

Table: University Information

UniversityThe University of Sydney
Commitment to DiversityValues diversity and inclusion, welcomes applications from all backgrounds
Safety PrecautionsCOVID safety precautions for staff, students, and visitors
EEO StatementCommitted to creating a diverse and inclusive community, supports various backgrounds and identities



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