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Monash University

Research Fellow and Research Assistant - Kinomics in P. falciparum

Two positions are currently available:

Job No. 497280

Research Fellow - Kinomics in P. falciparum, Monash University, Clayton campus. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our new and friendly collaborative laboratory in the Department of Microbiology, and contribute to advance our understanding of kinomics in P. falciparum. To be successful, you must have:

  • demonstrated ability to implement complex scientific projects;
  • at least one post-doc experience in biological research; and
  • ability to write scientific papers and to present scientific data to an informed audience.

Previous implementation of projects in molecular biology and transgenesis of malaria parasites would place you in high standards. As part of this team, you will be expected to integrate into a friendly and highly interactive environment, and work collaboratively with others across the Monash Clayton campus. We place an emphasis on team spirit, cooperation and career advancement.

Full time, 12 month fixed-term appointment, January 2012 start date
Remuneration: $74,032 - $79,469 pa Level A
PhD / $83,651 - $99,337 Level B (includes 9% employer superannuation)

Job No.:497276

Research Assistant - Kinomics in P. falciparum Monash University,Clayton campus. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our new and friendly collaborative laboratory in the Department of Microbiology, and contribute to advance our understanding of kinomics in P. falciparum. To be successful, you must have:

  • At least four years experience in biological research;
  • Experience in cell culture;
  • Experience in standard molecular biology techniques (including PCR, Southern/ western blotting, molecular cloning);
  • Well developed organisational skills (e.g. managing stocks of consumables and collections of biological samples); and
  • Proficiency with basic informatics tools (Excel, PowerPoint, basic bioinformatics, etc).
  • Experience with culture of malaria parasites in red blood cells and managing a laboratory will be highly regarded. 

Full-time, 12 month fixed-term appointment, January 2012 start date
Remuneration: $68,039 - $73,441 HEW Level 06 (includes 9% employer superannuation)

Closing Date Friday 30 September 2011, 11:55pm Aus. Eastern Standard Time

Further information or applications:

http://jobs.monash.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=497280&lCategoryID=641%2C+640%2C+636&lBrandID=&lWorkTypeID=&lLocationID=&stp=AW&sLanguage=en

http://jobs.monash.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=497276&lCategoryID=637%2C+639%2C+638&lWorkTypeID=&lLocationID=&stp=AW&sLanguage=en

http://www.monash.edu

Professor Brian Cooke, Microbiology on, +61 3 9902 9146; Professor Christian Doerig, on +41 21 693 0983 or e-mail: christian.doerig@epfl.ch