Postdoctoral Fellow Position in University of Queensland, Australia
Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Fellow Position in University
University of Queensland, Australia invites application for Postdoctoral Fellow Position in University from eligible and interested candidates
About- The School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences (SCMB) combines the disciplines of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Parasitology into a single academic unit. The School has modern research laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment and research infrastructure. The School includes over 50 academic staff, who are widely published internationally and have extensive research backgrounds. Postdoctoral Fellow Position in University
Research/Job Area- Structural biology with demonstrated experience in cryo-electron microscopy, biomolecular structure determination, or a closely related technical discipline
Location- University of Queensland, Australia
- The research group is seeking candidates with a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in the areas of structural biology with demonstrated experience in cryo-electron microscopy, biomolecular structure determination, or a closely related technical discipline.
- You must have evidence of high-level contribution to research, including an established track record of peer-reviewed publications and/or successful external grant applications as well as highly developed teamwork and communication skills, including excellent record keeping, written, and interpersonal skills.
- Enthusiastic and highly motivated candidates with experience in the application or development of cutting edge technologies and methodologies in modern cryo-electron microscopy techniques are strongly encouraged to apply.
This is a full-time, fixed term position at Academic Level A for an initial appointment period of 12 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding.
The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $69,342.89 – $92,782.26, plus super of up to 17%.
The successful candidate will work as part of a collaborative structural biology program that seeks to characterise and elucidate the structures of important microbial virulence factors, with a principle focus on the use of cutting edge cryo-electron microscopy techniques to elucidate biomolecular structures. You will benefit from access to world class cryo-EM facilities that include a recent investment in Australia’s first JEOL CryoARM automated TEM platforms and will have a unique opportunity to contribute to and direct UQ’s growing critical mass in structural cryo-EM.
In addition to your own laboratory work, you will help oversee day-to-day operations and assist more junior laboratory members as required in order to achieve project-related goals. You will be responsible for experimental design, data analyses, and manuscript preparation, and will also be expected to apply for both independent and collaborative funding.
How to Apply-
To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:
- Cover letter addressing key selection criteria
To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.