Head of Immunology Laboratory
Centre for Clinical Pharmacology and Infectious Diseases
Research and Innovation Office
Senior Lecturer | $113k-$130k plus 9.5% employer superannuation contributions
Associate Professor | $136k-$150k plus 9.5% employer superannuation contributions
At the Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases we work to prevent and reduce the impact of disease on people and communities around the world, while advancing medical and scientific knowledge in global healthcare with a focus on immunology and infectious diseases.
Our mission is to pursue excellence and productivity in health by undertaking world-class clinical and research programs with the best clinicians, researchers, facilities and services. We focus on clinical practice altering research in high-needs patients. To support these programs, we actively pursue wide collaborations, practical outcomes and the creation of an enduring legacy.
The successful candidate will be passionate about human translational research and have demonstrated evidence of reaching key career milestones. The individual will oversee and lead an exciting, internationally facing program studying the immunopathogenesis of immunologically mediated drug reactions that has now included the development of cutting edge single cell technologies. The desired skill set will include a PhD with several years of post-doctoral experience and a strong background in cellular immunology.
Specific and Desirable Skills
This opportunity will suit an Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer and the successful candidate will be able to provide evidence of:
Expertise in optimizing cellular and genetic assays.
Experimental design and analysis of complex datasets
Ability to analyse TCR and RNA seq data and contribute to feature development of visualization tools collaboration with an expert team of in house bioinformaticians.
Additional desirable skillsets include knowledge of single cell preparation methods, cell sorting methods, X-ray crystallography, peptide elution and computing experience and experience with liquid handling and automation and single cell platform such as 10X Chromium, Drop-Seq, Fluidigm C1.
Applicants should refer to the Position Description/s for further detail on the duties, skills and experience required for this role.
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Please submit the following documents via the Apply Online button below:
A cover letter
Your most recent resume (CV)
A statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description)
Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted.
Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals with disability. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.
Position contact: Professor Elizabeth Phillips, Director Centre for Clinical Pharmacology and Infectious Diseases at email@example.com
Closing date: 7 September 2018 (11:59pm)