Immunology Research Scientist

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
A competitive salary commensurate with experience will be offered to the successful candidate
October 08 2018
REF: 202057
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

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.

An opportunity exists for person who is a passionate about human translational research and has 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 or equivalent with several years of post-doctoral experience and a strong background in cellular immunology. The individual needs to have evidence of driving research and be independently competitive for research funding such as the NHMRC research fellowship scheme.

In addition to an exciting and challenging work environment, you can also experience Perth’s natural beauty; located around the idyllic Swan River, with warm, sunny weather and relaxed  lifestyle; explore our famous coastline or visit the stunning southwest wine district; famous for its majestic karri forests, bushwalking, wine and wildflowers. Australia is an exciting destination boasting spectacular wilderness, rare wildlife, rich indigenous heritage and friendly hospitality and is the perfect destination for a working holiday.

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.