Research Assistant/Research Associate/Research Fellow: Molecular Pathology Research Laboratory (level ARA/ARAS/BRF)
- Based in the Centre for Cancer Biology, Molecular Pathology Research Laboratory located at the SA Pathology Building, Adelaide CBD
- Two (2) Full time, fixed term contracts until 31 December 2018
- Salary range: $65,859 - $111,727 per annum
About the job
You will conduct high-quality research under the direction of the Head of Genetics and Molecular Pathology. Contributing to a number of key projects, you will be involved in range of in silico and/or wet-lab experimental approaches associated with identifying and confirming the causes of genetic disorders including predisposition to cancers (especially for blood cancers) and causing perinatal death.
Please note: The level of appointment will depend on qualifications and experience.
Skills and Experience
To be successful you will have an honours degree (Research Assistant), post-graduate qualifications (Research Associate) or PhD (Research Fellow) in a genetics, bioinformatics or cell/molecular biology-related discipline, paired with the ability to record, analyse, present and disseminate research results to key stakeholders. Previous participation in research as evidenced by published work will be advantageous, as will your strong organisational skills, ability to work independently and your collaborative and results-driven nature.
Experience in the analysis of next generation sequencing data, with a specific focus on mutation and structural DNA variant analysis will be essential for the Research Fellow level.
A University of Enterprise
The University of South Australia fosters a rich and rigorous research environment enabled by substantial growth in Category 1 research income. It hosts six research institutes and 17 research centres. It is a partner in 13 co-operative research centres and major national and state research initiatives, and is engaged in 500+ international research projects in 45 nations.
The Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) is a Medical Research Institute (MRI) underpinned by an alliance between the University of South Australia and SA Pathology. The CCB boasts the largest concentration of cancer research in the state and is recognised as a hub for innovative science leading to breakthrough therapies.
Benefits on offer
At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.
We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.
Lodging your application
For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close: 9.00am Tuesday 13 June 2017
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Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent condition of appointment that the successful candidate obtains and maintains (at their own expense) a South Australian Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children. Further information regarding a DCSI Child-Related Employment screening assessment can be found via the DCSI website.