Post Doctoral Research Fellow (Internal applicants only)

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 15 Dec 2021

  • $90,957 to $97,389 pa (ALEVA, STEP 6 TO STEP 8)
  • Fixed-term (4 years), full-time, Joondalup Campus
  • Open to candidates with the relevant working rights

SCHOOL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
$90,957 to $97,389 pa (ALEVA, STEP 6 TO STEP 8)
FIXED-TERM (4 YEARS), FULL-TIME, JOONDALUP CAMPUS

Overview
Edith Cowan University is a vibrant, growing university in Perth, Western Australia. The University has a growing international reputation for research excellence in the field of Melanoma, particularly for their research in blood-based biomarkers.

https://www.ecu.edu.au/schools/medical-and-health-sciences/our-research/school-research-areas/cancer-and-oncology/melanoma-and-blood-based-biomarkers/overview

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to work as part of the Medical Research Future Fund supported project: Integrated Multimodal Precision Liquid biopsy to Enhance Melanoma and NSCLC Treatment (IMPLEMENT). The study is a collaboration between the Macquarie University and Edith Cowan University, and multiple clinical institutions in NSW and WA.

We are seeking a researcher who has completed their PhD in cancer related studies with strong background on liquid biopsies and cancer genetics. The applicant must have significant experience in the next generation sequencing of ctDNA and bioinformatic analysis.

Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Biology, Molecular Biology or related fields within the last 3 years
  • Excellent track record of scientific achievement and demonstrated creative abilities
  • Possess excellent analytical, technical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently, as a leader or a research project and as a part of a team

The applicant should have a demonstrated capacity to form hypotheses, test them and follow through to write papers.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time, fixed term position attracts remuneration of $90,957 to $97,389 pa (ALEVA, step 6 to step 8) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

Contact
Interested applicants are welcome to call Dr Elin Gray on +64 (0)8 6304 2756 for more information.

How to Apply
Please provide your resume along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the selection criteria, with a particular focus on your interest in circulating tumour cell biology or single cell analysis, and your publication history. Please also indicate two or more referees and contact details.

Closing Date
Applications close on Wednesday 15 December 2021 at 11:30pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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