Assistant Research Fellow

Updated: 19 days ago
Job Type: Permanent

Assistant Research Fellow-2101952



About our Team/Mō te tīma

Academic and research staff in our laboratories are engaged in high-quality internationally recognised physiological research. We use state-of-the-art technologies to undertake integrative cellular and molecular investigations aimed at understanding animal and human physiology.

The role/Te mahi

As an Assistant Research Fellow, you will provide laboratory management and research support in cell physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology.

Duties will include:
•    Maintaining and generating new cell lines and DNA constructs.
•    Performing single cell Ca2+ imaging and analysis.
•    Assisting with tissue isolation from small rodents.
•    Maintaining the laboratory (Health and Safety and compliance, preparation of buffers, media, and other reagents).
•    Training new staff members and assisting with day-to-day supervision of junior students in the laboratory.
•    Contributing to troubleshooting the development of new cell-based assays.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

Applicants should have:
•    BSc(Hons), and/or equivalent previous technical/research experience.
•    Experience in molecular biology, protein biochemistry and microscopy/single cell imaging techniques.
•    An attention to detail and meticulous work ethic.
•    The ability to work in a group environment.
•    Organisational and time management skills.
•    Ability to train and tutor others.
•    Willingness to work outside of a typical 9am-5pm day.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a full-time, fixed term position available from October 2021 for 24 months.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Pete Jones via the contact details below.


Candidates are requested to submit the following:
•    A CV
•    A cover letter
•    Three referee contact details
To submit your application please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2101952 will close on Wednesday, 10 November 2021.

Additional Information

Contact: Associate Professor Pete Jones     Tel: 64 3 470 3548

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Employment Status
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Salary Level and Range
 Assistant Research Fellow ($50,041 to $70,228)
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