Research Officer: An excellent opportunity is available for a Research Officer (Postdoc) to join the Komander lab in the Ubiquitin Signalling Division at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI), Australia’s pre-eminent biomedical research institute. We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist with a background in biochemistry, structural biology, and enzymology, preferably in the field of ubiquitin or autophagy research. The successful candidate will work independently within a cross-disciplinary lab and contribute to mitophagy/autophagy projects.
Designation: Research Officer (Postdoc)
Research Area: Biochemistry, structure and function
Location: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Australia
- Possession of a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline.
- Research experience leading to at least one first-author publication in a peer-reviewed journal in the field of biochemistry, structure and function, preferably related to ubiquitin or Ubl/autophagy research.
- High level of written and oral communication skills.
- Proven interpersonal and collaborative skills in achieving research outcomes.
Job Description: The Research Officer will join the Komander lab, which focuses on the ubiquitin system’s role in disease processes and its potential as a drug target. The lab operates within the Ubiquitin Signalling Division, offering a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment. The successful candidate will work independently, leveraging their expertise in biochemistry, structural biology, and enzymology to contribute to mitophagy/autophagy projects. The lab has access to cutting-edge imaging, proteomics, and drug discovery facilities provided by the Institute.
How to Apply: To apply, please upload your CV, cover letter, and a document addressing the key selection criteria in PDF format. The application can be submitted through the institute’s online portal.
Please direct general inquiries to David Komander at email@example.com.
Last Date for Apply: The application closing date is 10 June 2023.