Post Doctoral Research Fellow (A), Adelaide Medical School

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ; 31 Oct 2021 11:55 PM

Job no:506196
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level A

(Level A) $71,401 to $96,007 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Fixed term, full-time opportunity available for six months. 

Seeking an experienced Researcher in genomics, bioinformatics and Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS) methodology.

The successful applicant will responsible for mapping the genetic architectures of cognitive functioning in the UK BioBank by conducting a novel multivariate GWAS. The person in this position will define new biology-informed dimensions of cognition using data from the UK Biobank which is the worlds largest and most comprehensive biomedical database.

To be successful you will need:

  • Completion of a PhD or near completion or equivalent experience in genomics, bioinformatics and GWAS methodology.
  • Demonstrated high quality research including national and international publications and presentations.
  • A track record of peer reviewed research based publications in areas directly related to genomics, bioinformatics and GWAS methodology.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Competency in the use of computer software such as R, Matlab, Python or equivalent for bioinformatics analysis.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 31 October 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Scott Clark
Clinical Academic, Medical Specialties, Adelaide Medical School
P: +61 (8) 8313 3886

For application related enquiries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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